Anthony Ball

UK & European Patent Attorney

Anthony has worked in intellectual property since 2009. Before this, he worked in process development for fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He has been involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe, and many overseas jurisdictions, including the US.


Year joined: 2016

Qualifications: BSc, PhD, EPA, CPA


Anthony has experience of drafting and prosecution of patent applications before the UK IPO and EPO, as well as co-ordinating the prosecution and management of global portfolios. He has also provided advice on freedom to operate issues. Anthony works in the chemical field, with experience in the areas of pharmaceuticals, crop protection, formulations and organic synthesis.


Anthony has an honours degree in chemistry from UMIST and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Manchester. He also holds a certificate in Intellectual Property Law from the University of London.

Membership & Organisations


  •  Patent Applications

  • Patent Drafting and Filing
  • Patent Enforcement
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Oppositions
  • IP Strategy
  • Commercialisation
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Due Diligence
  • Licensing

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