With the constantly-evolving nature of high-tech industries and fiercely competitive global market place, it is becoming more and more important to protect and enforce your company's IP.

We maintain a talented and highly-specialised electronics, engineering & IT team. Our attorneys and solicitors have individual expertise, typically PhD qualified, in areas including gas, electronics, software, automotive, aerospace, propulsion systems, clean technology, computing, physics, energy, space technologies and medical devices. 

Many of our attorneys have practical experience working in academic environments, in the UK and European Patent Offices and as in-house counsel for major companies.

Key areas of expertise:

Computer Technology

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer applications
  • Computer entertainment
  • Information technology
  • Internet and web systems
  • Networks
  • Routers
  • Software
  • Wearable and embedded technology

Electronic Engineering

  • Analogue electronics
  • Audio and video electronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Display technologies
  • Medical electronics
  • Medical imaging
  • Mobile radio communications
  • Optical electronics
  • Photography
  • Robotics
  • Signal and image processing
  • Switch technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Television systems
  • Wireless technology

Electrical Engineering

  • Battery technology
  • Power systems
  • Energy services

Mechanical engineering

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Control engineering
  • Domestic appliances
  • Engine components
  • Heating technology
  • Hydraulics
  • Marine technology
  • Medical devices
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Printing
  • Pumps
  • Rail engineering
  • Refrigeration

Physics

  • Astro-physics
  • Crystallography
  • Geophysics
  • Instrumentation
  • Material science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear physics
  • Oceanography
  • Optical physics and lasers
  • Semiconductor fabrication
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Space science
  • Spectroscopy
  • Thermodynamics
The practitioners demonstrate a high level of scientific expertise and are quick to understand the key features of an invention.
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An impeccable track record in trade mark protection.
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Its critical evaluation of patentability is faultless and its advice on patent strategy and prosecution shows a profound level of understanding of the technology involved.
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A deep knowledge and understanding of the science behind patented inventions.
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Venerable yet dynamic patent and trade mark firm with household-name clients in all major industrial sectors.
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Its business acumen and industry knowledge of the patent attorney landscape is very impressive.
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Highly regarded for its work on a wide range of patent matters. Its attorneys act across all types of technology, from life sciences to electrical engineering.
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Talented patent attorneys with scientific backgrounds in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics and engineering.
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D Young & Co LLP has strong acumen in defending patents.
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Its substantial roster of attorneys enables it to cover nearly every specialism and need, including litigation.
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The firm's expertise in electronics and software, biotechnology, chemistry and pharmaceuticals is particularly well regarded.
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Meet the team

Partners

Anthony Albutt
Anthony Albutt
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Robbie Berryman
Robbie Berryman
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Helen Cawley
Helen Cawley
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
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Antony Craggs
Antony Craggs
Partner, Solicitor
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Simon Davies
Simon Davies
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Matthew Dick
Matthew Dick
Partner, Solicitor
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Doug Ealey
Doug Ealey
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Uli Foerstl
Uli Foerstl
Partner, Rechtsanwalt
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Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Tamsin Holman
Tamsin Holman
Partner, Solicitor
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David Horner
David Horner
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Jonathan Jackson
Jonathan Jackson
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Jackie Johnson
Jackie Johnson
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
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Darren Lewis
Darren Lewis
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Nicholas Malden
Nicholas Malden
Partner, Patent Attorney
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David Meldrum
David Meldrum
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Jeremy Pennant
Jeremy Pennant
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
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James Turner
James Turner
Partner, Patent Attorney
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Richard Willoughby
Richard Willoughby
Partner, Solicitor
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Senior Associates

Richard Burton
Richard Burton
Senior Associate, Trade Mark Attorney
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Cathrine McGowan
Cathrine McGowan
Senior Associate, Patent Attorney
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Anna Reid
Anna Reid
Senior Associate, Solicitor
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Associates

Alan Boyd
Alan Boyd
Associate, Patent Attorney
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Flora Cook
Flora Cook
Associate, Trade Mark Attorney
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Holly Cowie
Holly Cowie
Associate, Patent Attorney
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Carolin Golling
Carolin Golling
Associate, Rechtsanwältin
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Charlotte Musgrave
Charlotte Musgrave
Associate, Patent Attorney
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Mina Park
Mina Park
Associate, Patent Attorney
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Paul Price
Paul Price
Associate, Patent Attorney
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Attorneys

Anton Baker
Anton Baker
Patent Attorney
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Martin Bicker
Martin Bicker
Patent Attorney
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Wendy Oliver-Grey
Wendy Oliver-Grey
Trade Mark Attorney
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Assistants

David Al-Khalili
David Al-Khalili
Technical Assistant
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Rizuan Azhar
Rizuan Azhar
Technical Assistant
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Tom Bell
Tom Bell
Technical Assistant
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Andrew Cockerell
Andrew Cockerell
Technical Assistant
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David Hole
David Hole
Technical Assistant
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Ben Hunter
Ben Hunter
Technical Assistant
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Ryan Lacey
Ryan Lacey
Technical Assistant
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William Powell
William Powell
Technical Assistant
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Arun Roy
Arun Roy
Technical Assistant
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Simon Schofield
Simon Schofield
Technical Assistant
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Alice Stuart-Grumbar
Alice Stuart-Grumbar
Technical Assistant
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Toby Willis
Toby Willis
Technical Assistant
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Consultants

Ian Harris
Ian Harris
Consultant
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Nigel Robinson
Nigel Robinson
Consultant, Patent Attorney
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