Anthony Ball

Anthony Ball

Senior Associate
+44(0) 1225 469914

Professional Qualifications:
European Patent Attorney
Chartered Patent Attorney 

Academic Qualifications:
B.Sc. Chemistry, UMIST
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Manchester 

Anthony entered the patent profession in 2009, and joined Abel + Imray in 2020. He worked for a number of years at a large agrochemical company, and has since worked in private practice. During his time in private practice, Anthony has worked on secondment for a biotechnology company in Switzerland and an academic institute in the UK.

Before entering the patent profession, Anthony worked as a process chemist, developing syntheses for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. As an attorney, Anthony has developed his experience across a wide range of technology, in particular with small molecule chemistry (including synthetic processes and formulation).

Anthony has experience across all aspects of patent practice, especially drafting, freedom to operate analyses and patent prosecution, both before the European Patent Office and throughout the world, and has also been involved with the management of large patent portfolios.