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Partner at Appleyard Lees
Bobby Smithson, partner at Appleyard Lees, works closely with in-house patent departments of large companies in the United Kingdom and overseas. His management of diverse, international patent portfolios includes identification of new inventions, assessment of their patentability, as well as drafting and filing resulting patent applications.
Mr Smithson has specialist experience in polymers, coatings and healthcare apparatuses. His practice includes patent work related to product inventions, novel polymers, compositions comprising existing polymers, and new operating processes. He has also drafted and successfully prosecuted patents for various complex mechanical inventions including engines and gearboxes.
Mr Smithson frequently handles opposition and appeal matters before the EPO and has been involved in a large number of high-profile cases in the chemical and medical device fields.