21 September 2010
D Young & Co Announced Top Ranking Legal 500 Patent and Trade Mark Firm 2010
D Young & Co is proud to announce that the Legal 500 rankings for 2010 position the firm in the top tier for all three IP categories: Patent Attorneys - London, Trade Mark Attorneys - London, and Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys - The Regions.
The Legal 500 writes:
"Within Patent and trade mark attorneys The Regions, D Young & Co LLP is a first tier firm
Headline clients for the ‘consistently excellent’ patents team at D Young & Co LLP include Sony, Danisco and Pfizer. Charles Harding is recommended for his ‘depth of expertise’ and ‘flexibilty’. Robert Dempster joined the partnership in Southampton in 2009. Southampton-based Jeremy Pennant is recommended in the trade marks group, whose new client wins include Jamie Oliver Ltd and Baby Cow Productions.
Within Patent attorneys London, D Young & Co LLP is a first tier firm
The team at D Young & Co LLP is ‘consistently excellent’ and is ‘very customer focused’, and its ‘business acumen and industry knowledge of the patent attorney landscape is very impressive’. Lubrizol, Sony and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries are among its clients. Key individuals include David Meldrum, who heads the London electronics group, and Catherine Mallalieu, who is ‘excellent’ on pharmaceutical and biotech matters. Tim Russell and Anthony Albutt were promoted to the partnership in 2009.
Within Trade mark attorneys London, D Young & Co LLP is a first tier firm
Headline successes for the ‘strong’ team at D Young & Co LLP included a successful opposition on behalf of Duracell Batteries BVBA to a UK trade mark application for Duracell Energy Drink. Other clients for the team include Neutrogena, People Tree, Procter & Gamble, and Virgin Media. Penelope Nicholls is ‘highly regarded’, and Vivienne Coleman was promoted to the partnership in 2009."
We would like to thank our clients and associates for their support and contributions to this year's review.