Peter Pereira is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation team in Kirkland’s London office. He has a broad practice across all aspects of IP litigation but has particular expertise in patent litigation at both trial and appellate level.
Peter’s litigation experience covers a broad range of technical fields including engineering, telecommunications and life sciences. He has significant experience acting as coordinating counsel for multijurisdictional matters, assisting clients to develop and implement their patent litigation strategies.
The 2022 edition of the The Legal 500 UK describes Peter as having “expertise in SEP and FRAND litigation for international telecoms and technology clients”. Peter has “high expertise, excellent work commitment, dedication to case, [and is] prepared to consider novel approaches to achieve practical goals”.
In 2019–2020, Peter was seconded to GSK’s Consumer Healthcare business, where his work included supporting GSK’s £10 billion joint venture with Pfizer on their respective consumer health businesses, negotiating licenses and handling all litigious trade mark matters.
In 2012–2013, Peter spent 18 months as a judicial clerk to a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
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