Associate, Patent Attorney Southampton
Profile of Andrew Cockerell

I joined the D Young & Co patent team in 2014 and have particular expertise in the fields of physics, engineering and IT.

I am experienced in the drafting and prosecuting of UK, European and foreign patent applications in a wide range of technologies. I work with a variety of clients, including multinational corporations, SMEs and academic institutions located in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Prior to joining D Young & Co, I worked in engineering as an aerodynamicist with Airbus SAS and in various roles within Rolls-Royce plc, including as a stress analyst on high temperature gas turbine components and as a design engineer on reactor coolant pumps for nuclear submarines.


  • MEng (Hons) in Aeronautical Engineering, Imperial College, London.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Technology Management (Aerospace), University of the West of England.
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Chartered Patent Attorney 2018.
  • European Patent Attorney 2018.
  • Certificate in IP litigation.


  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).
  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
  • European Patent Institute (epi).
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