Bobby Smithson > Appleyard Lees > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile
Appleyard Lees Offices
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Partner / Patent Attorney
Bobby Smithson works closely with in-house patent departments of large companies both in the UK and overseas.
Bobby manages a diverse range of international patent portfolios. He assists their owners to identify new inventions, assess their patentability and draft and file resulting patent applications. Bobby also has handled many high-profile oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office, possessing the specialist knowledge and unique skills required to win favourable outcomes for our clients, whether opposing or defending a patent.
Bobby has particular 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.