Partner, Patent Attorney London
Profile of Anthony Albutt

I joined D Young & Co in 2006 and became partner in 2009. I lead the firm’s mechanical patent practice in London. For me, there’s nothing like working with talented scientists and engineers and representing companies at the forefront of technology.

Before joining D Young & Co, I worked in private practice in Germany and the UK. I also gained experience in the energy industry and IT consulting in both Europe and the US. This background enables me to represent clients across a variety of technologies – from telecommunications and medical devices to the oil industry and automotive/aerospace engineering.

I represent clients before the European Patent Office’s Examining and Opposition Divisions and also before the Boards of Appeal. In the UK, I act before the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office in both ex-parte and inter-partes proceedings. I am involved in contentious matters in patents and designs and I’m qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts as a patent attorney litigator.


  • MEng (first class) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Birmingham.
  • Royal Academy of Engineering Scholar.
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary College, University of London.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation (with commendation), Nottingham Law School.
  • LLM Intellectual Property Litigation (with distinction), Nottingham Law School.
  • Patent Attorney Litigator.
  • European Patent Attorney.
  • Chartered Patent Attorney.
  • European Design Attorney.


  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
  • European Patent Institute (epi).
  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES) Scandinavia.
Albutt's pragmatic counsel is informed by years of experience in IT and energy sector consulting.
IAM Patent 1000
Anthony Albutt, who is concise, commercially minded and very easy to deal with, represents a variety of companies in the engineering, aerospace and medical devices sectors.
Legal 500
Highly recommended.
Legal 500
Captaining the firm’s mechanical practice, Anthony Albutt proves the set’s EPO opposition expertise is by no means limited to the life sciences.
IAM Patent 1000
Highly recommended 2018.
Legal 500
Anthony Albutt is very strong in engineering; he is always helpful.
IAM Patent 1000
On the high-technology side, the headliners are Anthony Albutt and Jonathan Jackson.
IAM Patent 1000
Engineering, aerospace and medical devices expert Anthony Albutt is a key figure.
Legal 500
On the electronics and mechanical side, Anthony Albutt has a proven track record of guiding fledgling companies from the early stages of invention all the way through to worldwide commercialisation.
IAM Patent 1000
IP Star 2018.
IP Stars (Managing IP)