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Richard Burton

Associate / Southampton

Richard Burton

Practice & Professional Experience

Richard joined D Young & Co in 2006 having obtained a degree in Law and Marketing and a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property.

Richard passed the Nottingham Law School IP Litigation and Advocacy course with distinction in 2013.

Richard’s main areas of expertise are trade marks and designs including all aspects of portfolio handling, prosecution and contentious matters for a wide variety of clients. Richard has also prosecuted a number of Nominet and UDRP domain name complaints, company name complaints and carried out IP audits.

Richard is a member of the Publications and Communications Committee for the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), the Designs Committee for the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), and regularly writes articles for internal and external publications and speaks at conferences on trade marks and brand protection.


LLB Law and Marketing Degree, University of Southampton.
LLM Masters Degree in Intellectual Property, University of Southampton.
Advanced Trade Mark Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Law, Nottingham Trent University.
Registered Trade Mark Attorney.
European Trade Mark Attorney.
European Design Attorney.
Trade Mark & Design Litigator 2013.


Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA).
International Trade Mark Association (INTA).
European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA).

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