Dr Bethan Hopewell is a partner at Powell Gilbert, a specialist IP law firm based in London. She specialises in advising clients in the life sciences sector, working on cases in the areas of molecular diagnostics, antibody engineering technologies, pharmaceutics and genome-editing. She represents clients before the UK Patents Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, as well as the European Patent Office at opposition and appeal proceedings. She also advises on pharmaceutical regulatory issues and contested SPC disputes. Hopewell has particular expertise in coordinating complex multi-jurisdictional patent disputes in the life sciences sector.