Appleyard Lees
Anthony Brierley

Anthony is a Partner in our Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals team and Trade Marks team, based in our Halifax office. A dual-qualified patent and trade mark attorney, he handles the patent portfolios for several multinational chemical companies, as well as an extensive trade marks practice, specialising in the retail field.

With particular patents expertise in high performance polymers, packaging, medical devices and oil and gas chemicals and processes, Anthony is one of our longest serving and most experienced attorneys. He works with a diverse range of companies in the UK and overseas and is noted by the Legal 500 as having ‘an ability to understand new technologies very rapidly, and is very efficient in drafting’.

Anthony holds a first class honours degree in Chemistry from the University of Durham. He joined the profession with Appleyard Lees in 1987 and trained with the firm, qualifying as a patent attorney in 1991 and becoming registered as a trade mark attorney in 1992.