Partner, Patent Attorney / Southampton
Patents - electronics, engineering & IT group
David’s main areas of expertise are in the field of microprocessor design, digital electronics, software and telecommunications. David acts primarily for large and medium sized corporate clients, with most of his work being in the area of preparation and prosecution of patent applications, and often spends time at clients’ offices in UK, US and mainland Europe working on their cases.
David joined D Young & Co in 1996 and became a partner in 1999. His strong technical background comes from his degree in physics, his many years of experience working with clients in these areas, as well as from working in house in the IBM UK Intellectual Property Department for six years.
BA and MA in Physics, University of Oxford.
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary College, University of London.
European Patent Attorney 1994.
Chartered Patent Attorney 1994.
European Design Attorney.
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
European Patent Institute (epi).