Appleyard Lees

Appleyard Lees

United Kingdom

Appleyard Lees
The Lexicon
Mount Street
Manchester, M2 5NT

T: +44 (0)161 835 9655
F: +44 (0)161 835 9654

Dick Waddington – Managing Director –

Ean Davies – Partner –

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Appleyard Lees is a leading intellectual property law firm, with over 50 patent and trademark attorneys and litigators.

Who we are, and what we do – but also, how we do it – makes us distinctive.

We bring broad sector and industry knowledge. Our clients benefit from our professionals’ deep insights into their businesses, operations and objectives.

Our team offers a full spectrum of IP services, including initial strategy and scoping, prosecution, and support should post-grant issues arise. Our commercially intelligent approach to service delivery, incorporates flexibility and adaptability. We strive to be agile, to respond to specific client requirements in a way that suits them.

Working with some of the world’s most exciting innovators, largest companies and household names, the firm supports a broad range of IP owners and creators, including in-house teams, R&D specialists, owner-managers and branding professionals.

Areas of specialisation:

Electronics & Software, Engineering & Physics, Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Designs, Trade Marks and Disputes.

Association memberships:

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Licensing Executives Society (LES), Federation International Des Conseils En Propriete Industrielle (FICPI), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), International Trade Mark Association (INTA), Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), European Trade Mark Protection Association (Marques), Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG),  Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), Marques Cyberspace Committee, Bio Industry Association (BIA), Bionow, PraxisUnico, Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), INTA Enforcement Committee – Judicial Administration & Trademark Litigation



The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees

A conversation about intellectual property focused on what matters most to innovators, inventors and brand owners, right now. Listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts Apple Podcasts or on your laptop, desktop or other device.

Progressing innovation outside the lab: a task list for researchers during lockdown

A series of articles outlining strategic tasks that can be done outside the lab, to further intellectual property during COVID-19 disruption and prepare for the return to more normal working.

Pressing pause on your intellectual property

This three-part series examines how intellectual property protection can continue in a productive and effective way, during this time of remote working, shifting priorities, uncertainty and change.

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