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Our IP search capability is attorney-led, managed and conducted by experienced specialist searchers to provide informed and business essential reports.


Quality and informed trade mark and patent searching

Whether it be investigations into validity searches, freedom to operate searches, patentability searches (eg, novelty searches), due diligence searches, landscaping searches, trade mark searches (including EU wide trade mark search strategy packages), design searches, IP portfolio intelligence, acquisition searches or competitor monitoring, being a full-service intellectual property law firm means that from the moment the scope of the search is defined with you our qualified attorneys are engaged and guiding the process.

With access to proprietary databases and specialist searching tools we are able to conduct, organise and manage the complete range of IP searching.

IP search analysis and client-focused search advice

Searching is only part of the journey. Critical business decisions such as "shall we launch our new product?" or "shall we buy that IP portfolio?" or "what is our EU wide trade mark position?" require quality searches together with rigorous legal analysis. Combined with our searching capability, our qualified attorneys scrutinise and interrogate the results and transform the search process from a collection of results to simple, meaningful advice in a format useful to business leaders.

Contact the D Young & Co search specialists

For further information about our search services and search service costs, please contact your usual D Young & Co attorney or solicitor, or our search team by email at Our search team profiles can be viewed at

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