New appointments

We are delighted to welcome Senior Associate William Burrell and Associate Jake Hayes to the D Young & Co team.

Senior Associate William Burrell is a European Design Attorney and European Patent Attorney, with particular experience in registered design matters. He has considerable experience registering designs at both the UKIPO and EUIPO. He is well-versed in protecting products, games, user-interfaces and brands with registered design rights in territories all over the world. William has a wealth of experience in patent searching, drafting and prosecution and specialises in the fields of consumer devices, mechanical and automotive engineering.

New Associate Solicitor Jake Hayes joins is experienced in handling a broad range of contentious matters ranging from multi-jurisdictional patent infringements to trade mark, design and copyright infringement actions in the UK’s specialist IP court, IPEC. Jake has worked with clients in a wide-range of sectors including FMCG, food and drink, health and beauty, finance, high jewellery, telecommunications and construction. On the transactional side, Jake has worked with clients looking to monetise their IP rights in a variety of ways, whether as part of a larger corporate transaction or as a multi-territorial licensing, distribution or manufacturing deal.

Jake and William bring a wealth of knowledge and experience and we look forward to introducing them to clients and contacts.

Webinar: IP after Brexit UK & EU trade mark and design practice
Webinar: IP after Brexit UK & EU trade mark and design practice