D Young & Co’s trade mark group welcomes partner & Rechtsanwältin Gabriele Engels

Gabriele Engels, partner and German qualified lawyer, joins D Young & Co.

Leading European intellectual property firm D Young & Co LLP has today announced the appointment of Gabriele Engels as a trade mark partner. Gabriele joins a thriving and growing design and trade mark team. Her arrival strengthens the firm’s capability in contentious and non-contentious soft IP, including trade marks, designs, copyright, advertising and marketing, internet and digital law.

Gabriele is a recognised IP specialist lawyer , expert in the field of brand strategy and has over 15 years of experience advising clients in the consumer and luxury goods, retail, food and beverage, and media and entertainment sectors. She handles proceedings before the EUIPO, the European Courts in Luxembourg (General Court and Court of Justice of the EU), the German Civil courts, the German Patent Court and the DPMA (German Patent and Trade Mark Office), and is currently Chair of the MARQUES Association Cyberspace Team.

On Gabriele’s appointment to the firm, Tamsin Holman, partner, commented:

I am delighted to welcome Gabriele to our team and to the D Young & Co partnership. With her extensive IP experience, Gabriele enhances our ability to handle contentious and non-contentious work both nationally and internationally and our clients will benefit greatly from her appointment. This is fantastic news for the firm.

About the trade mark group

Described by the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) as “an exceptional one-stop shop for all trade mark prosecution matters”, the D Young & Co trade mark group handles the full range of contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters for clients that range from innovative sole traders to global brand leaders in a broad range of industries. Particular areas of expertise include fashion, sport, entertainment, engineering/construction, media, FMCG, food and drink, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, financial services and luxury goods:

About D Young & Co

D Young & Co is a leading intellectual property law firm with offices in London, Munich and Southampton. Clients are diverse and international, including academic institutions, blue-chip and global organisations, research institutes, start-up companies and SMEs, and spanning all industry sectors and technologies. The firm is ranked as a top tier IP firm by The Legal 500, Chambers UK, World Trade Mark Review (WTR 1000), IAM Patent 1000, IP Stars (Managing IP) and the Financial Times.

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