Appleyard Lees is a leading intellectual property law firm with over fifty patent and trademark attorneys and litigators.
Who we are and what we do - but also, how we do it - makes us distinctive.
We help our clients protect and monetise their intellectual property, and manage post-grant challenges, should they arise.
We offer broad sector and industry knowledge, plus the ability to adapt our services to specific client requirements, in an agile way.
With offices in UK innovation hotspots, we are positioned to give clients expert strategic IP advice in the UK and worldwide.
26 Apr 2021
Patent Box: tax relief for patent owners and patent licensees
As provided in the recent UK budget announcement, the UK corporation tax rate is set to rise from 19 to 25 percent from 1 April 2023. As a result, companies should now be thinking about whether they can make use…
New COO for leading intellectual property firm Appleyard Lees
Appleyard Lees are delighted to announce the appointment of John Kushnick as their Chief Operating Officer (COO). John is based in Manchester. John, who is also a qualified solicitor, joined the leading intellectual property firm on 1 February 2021 and…
WEBINAR: Navigating IP as a start-up: part one, FeTu’s IP journey
Join Appleyard Lees and FeTu, as FeTu talk about their start-up intellectual property journey. Our virtual discussion will focus on FeTu’s evolution as a start-up to become an Institute of Physics start-up business award winner and a growing company recognised…
Top legal industry analysts recognise Appleyard Lees as a leading intellectual property firm
Appleyard Lees IP LLP has recently announced it has been recognised by three top legal industry analysts in the past month. Eminent legal publishers Chambers & Partners 2021 has named Appleyard Lees a leading intellectual property firm for another consecutive…
WEBINAR: Tech transfer teams’ IP challenges post-COVID-19 and beyond
Appleyard Lees presents ‘Tech transfer teams' IP challenges post-COVID-19 and beyond', a series of interactive virtual discussions, focused on the issues relevant to those managing intellectual property for tech transfer departments. The series features speakers from our team of attorneys…