Dr Zöe Clyde-Watson > D Young & Co LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

D Young & Co LLP
120 HOLBORN
LONDON
EC1N 2DY
England

Work Department

Patents

Position

Zöe’s area of expertise is chemistry, including small molecule pharmaceutical and veterinary chemistry. She also handles subject matter relating to therapeutic/diagnostic methods, process chemistry, antisense RNA technology, polymers, polymorphs and formulation chemistry. Zöe’s clients include academic/research institutes, start-up companies, biotech/pharmaceutical SMEs and larger blue chip companies.

Zöe’s practice involves drafting, prosecution, EPO oppositions and appeals and freedom to operate opinion work. Zöe is experienced in coordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation proceedings and regularly advises small clients on IP due diligence for project acquisitions, investment/licensing opportunities and stock market flotations.

Career

European Patent Attorney 2002; Chartered Patent Attorney 2002. Zöe joined D Young & Co in 1998, became partner in 2004.

Publications of note: ‘Ethyne-linked cyclic porphyrin oligomers: Synthesis and binding properties’, J. Org. Chem., 1997, 62,240.

Memberships

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); European Patent Institute (epi).

Education

St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge (MA in Natural Sciences; PhD in organic chemistry – research into porphyrin-based receptors, their synthesis and intracavity chemistry); Queen Mary College, University of London (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law).