Appleyard Lees is a leading intellectual property law firm, with over 50 patent and trademark attorneys and litigators. With offices in UK innovation hotspots, including Cambridge, we are positioned to give clients expert strategic IP advice in the UK and worldwide.
Who we are, and what we do – but also, how we do it – makes us distinctive.
Our team of patent attorneys have a deep knowledge of agritech related technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, plant biology, agrochemicals and biological crop protection. This includes attorneys with PhD degrees in subject matters, including plant science and machine learning.
A number of our attorneys have previously worked in-house with UK companies and are particularly experienced in providing commercially relevant advice to their clients.
Our attorneys handle all IP matters, including drafting and filing patent applications, registering trade marks and advising on third party rights.
Our clients include publicly-quoted multinationals and universities, as well as SMEs. We act for a number of start-ups and scale ups, in particular in the East of England, and have successfully supported our clients in significant fundraising activities and IPOs.
We are proud of our reputation for handling complex technical subject matter and for giving exceptionally clear advice on the best options available to our clients. We make sure that we understand our clients’ business and markets. The firm adopts a collegiate ethos, encouraging our professionals to fully understand each client, and to establish critical relationships of trust.
For more information, contact partner Barbara Fleck.