Meet the team

Antony Gallafent, Associate


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • B Eng (Civil Engineering)

Antony is a member of the firm’s trade mark team which has again been praised in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500. The team has previously been commended with “handles portfolios as well as disputes, and its clients are routinely impressed by its industry knowledge and ability to do the work”.

Antony joined the Intellectual Property profession in 1990 after gaining a degree in Civil Engineering and working as a Civil Engineer for two years. Antony worked for a range of Intellectual Property companies before joining Swindell & Pearson in 2016.

Antony has substantial experience in connection with trade mark clearance, acquisition of trade mark rights, prosecution and defence of trade mark oppositions, and other contentious and non-contentious matters in the UK, on a Europe wide level, and internationally. Antony is also experienced in connection with mechanical patenting before the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the European Patent Office (EPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), and in connection with Registered Designs and Unregistered Design Rights.

Outside the office Antony enjoys cooking and reading.


Trade Marks


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