James Myatt

Senior Associate


James is a UK and European patent attorney who handles a diverse portfolio of international patent applications for SME clients in the chemistry and materials fields.

Before joining Appleyard Lees, James worked in pharmaceuticals research for six years, gaining expertise in organic synthesis and drug design and was a named inventor on several patent applications resulting from this work.

James is also part of several teams providing intellectual property (IP) services to our multi-national corporate clients.

He provides freedom-to-operate analysis, patentability assessments and patent drafting, and manages the prosecution of patent applications through to grant.

Specific areas of expertise in patents:

  • Adhesive products
  • Agriscience
  • Catalysis
  • Chemical engineering
  • Clean technology
  • Cleaning materials
  • Consumer healthcare
  • Cosmetic products
  • Diagnostic methods and tools
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Food science
  • Graphene
  • Materials science
  • Medical devices
  • Medical treatment regimes
  • Novel active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
  • Packaging technology
  • Paints and coatings
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Polymers
  • Processes for manufacturing chemical products
  • Speciality chemicals
  • Surfactants
  • Textiles

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