Jeremy Pennant > D Young & Co LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

D Young & Co LLP
SO14 3EB

Work Department

Trade marks


Jeremy has a diverse client base ranging from small entrepreneurial start-ups to multinational blue chip companies. He has extensive experience in multiple sectors including food and drink, tech, hotels, boats, charities, petroleum, chemicals and energy, including renewables. Jeremy has also worked in the fields of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, aviation and courier services, financial services, film, television, music and clothing, as well as internet service providers and communications, sports teams and high-performance vehicle manufacturers.

Jeremy was one of the original independent experts appointed by Nominet to adjudicate on domain name disputes in the UK. Jeremy has spoken and lectured extensively not only in Europe but also in the US and the Far East.

Much of Jeremy’s practice relates to the enforcement of clients’ rights. Jeremy is a qualified trade mark and design litigator.


Chartered trade mark attorney 1989; European trade mark attorney 1996; trade mark and design litigator 2010;

Jeremy has been practising in the field of trade marks and passing off since 1985. He joined D Young & Co in 1994 and made partner in 1995.


Fellow of Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA); International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI); European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA); International Trademark Association (INTA).


Queen Mary College, University of London (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Trade mark attorneys

D Young & Co LLP covers a broad range of industry sectors, including the food and beverage, hospitality, electronics and entertainment industries, in addition to the consumer goods and fashion sectors, where the practice has seen a growth in enforcement proceedings in these arenas, on account of the increase in online counterfeiting. The team, which houses both attorneys and solicitors, continues to be regularly instructed before the UKIPO and has demonstrable experience at the EUIPO, as well as handling an ever-increasing number of opposition proceedings in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The UK practice, which is jointly led by Southampton-based Jeremy Pennant and Tamsin Holman, who operates from the firm’s London office, frequently collaborates with the Munich office to provide a seamless service to its roster of clients, which has resulted in a growth of contentious registry work and litigation. Key clients include Johnson & Johnson, Cosmetic Warriors and Hard Rock International, to name a few.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design

Working in tandem with the firm’s PATMA practice, D Young & Co LLP‘s IP solicitors cover a broad range of sectors, routinely handling complex, multi-jurisdictional trade mark disputes before the UK and EU Courts. The ‘extremely speedy, to-the-point and business-oriented’ team is co-led by Tamsin Holman and Jeremy Pennant and is strong in the hospitality, cosmetics, social media, retail, and food and beverage sectors. Anna Reid is a key contact within the team for contentious matters and is prolific in IPEC cases, while Gemma Kirkland is praised by clients for her ‘expert support and guidance’ in relation to brand protection work.