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D Young & Co top tier in The Legal 500 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been ranked as a top tier firm by The Legal 500 for patent and trade mark services.

The legal 500 writes:

PATMA: Patent attorneys

D Young & Co LLP has team of talented patent attorneys who possess 'strong technical expertise' and the 'level of service is exceptional'.

Engineering, aerospace and medical devices expert Anthony Albutt is a key figure and worked with Fokker Aerostructures on patent drafting and prosecution. Zöe Clyde-Watson regularly conducts due diligence on patent portfolios and has additional expertise in drafting and prosecution. Garreth Duncan specialises in life sciences and is notably strong in obtaining supplementary protection certificates. Pharmaceuticals and nutrition are two key areas of interest for Kirk Gallagher, who is skilled in drafting, filing and prosecution. Catherine Mallalieu assisted cell and gene therapy specialists Oxford BioMedica with patent licensing issues. Charles Harding and Jonathan Jackson both focus on contentious matters, with Harding particularly well known for EPO oppositions and appeals, and Jackson specialising in the telecoms sector. David Meldrum, Simon O’Brien and Aylsa Williams are also recommended.

PATMA: Trade mark attorneys

D Young & Co LLP has 'very experienced staff' that 'are timely and reliable', 'provide expedient support' and 'deliver excellent results'.

Jeremy Pennant leads the team and is particularly known for his work on domain name disputes. Tamsin Holman is also a key figure and is notably strong in contentious work, as is Helen Cawley. Jackie Johnson advised Duracell on opposing the registrations of 'powercell' and 'powercell liquid energy' trade marks by an energy drinks manufacturer and also advised Sky on opposing Bravo International's registration of the 'Bravo' trade mark. Matthew Dick 'maintains a good balance between professional and personal touch' and 'is very knowledgeable on every aspect of trade mark law'. He represented Kingfisher Beer on its bid to register the mark 'National Curry Week'. Also recommended is Gemma Kirkland, who provides 'practical', 'impartial' and 'sensible' advice.

Intellectual property

Recommended for 'superb service and excellent value for money' in IP litigation, IP firm D Young & Co LLP attracts praise for its 'industry knowledge' and 'friendly, down-to-earth, yet very professional nature'.

The dispute resolution and legal group, led by Tamsin Holman, acts for high profile clients in contentious matters relating to the full-range of IP rights. Clients include Guinness World Records, Marriott Hotels, PepsiCo and Rolex. Antony Craggs 'doesn't fail to impress' and led a team acting for Everlight Electronics in patent litigation against Seoul Semiconductor relating to LED lights. The Europe-wide practice is bolstered by the support of its German office.

Source

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