Appleyard Lees
Jennifer Delaney

Jennifer is a Partner in our Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals team and works in our Manchester office. She has a detailed knowledge of organic chemistry and handles a diverse range of subject matter. Jennifer has expertise in the fields of fuel additives, dyes, pharmaceuticals, flame retardants and biocides.

Jennifer works for a range of clients including multinationals, SMEs, universities and spin-outs. Many of Jennifer’s clients are based in the UK and she drafts all of their patent applications and prosecutes these around the world. She has a good working relationship with inventors and a detailed knowledge of her clients’ portfolios. This enables her to help identify gaps in protection and provide strategic advice. Jennifer also has experience of advising on third party rights and of challenging and defending patents in opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office.

Jennifer has worked as a research scientist at Unilever and Smithkline Beecham. She has a first class Masters degree in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in organic chemistry.

Jennifer was also mentioned in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars guide in 2017. She was been described by a client as “a knowledgeable IP strategist”.


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