CBE for HVM Catapult Chairman Bob Gilbert

Bob GilbertBob Gilbert, Chairman of the HVM Catapult and the Intellectural Property Office, was awarded a CBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to the legal profession and the economy.

Bob is a corporate lawyer who, for 30 years until his retirement from private practice, was a partner and latterly Deputy Senior Partner of Wragge & Co, now Gowling WLG, the International Law Firm.

His indepth knowledge of IP issues and his international experience of commercial and industrial enterprises helps him make invaluable contributions as Chairman of both the Intellectual Property Office, and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

The team at the HVM Catapult are delighted to congratulate Bob on this very well-deserved recognition in the Queen’s New Years Honours.

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