Anna Reid > D Young & Co LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

D Young & Co LLP
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Work Department

Dispute resolution & legal group


Partner, Solicitor


Anna is experienced in handling a broad range of IP matters across a number of sectors.

Anna represents a variety of UK and international clients including those in the entertainment, leisure and fashion, FMCG, luxury goods, finance and gaming industries. She provides them with strategic advice on a wide range of IP matters, including trade marks and passing off, copyright and designs.

Anna advises on opposition and cancellation proceedings before the EUIPO, the UKIPO, the General Court and the Court of Justice of the EU. She has also been involved in litigation in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) and High Court in relation to infringements of trade marks and designs. She particularly enjoys assisting clients with their anti-counterfeiting strategies. Anna’s work has involved overseeing the seizure of counterfeit goods by the customs authorities and other law enforcement bodies across the EU.


Law Society of England and Wales.
Law Society of Ireland.
MARQUES Association (Member of the Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team).


LLB, University of Bristol 2005.
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice 2007.
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales 2009.
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford 2011.
Admitted as a solicitor, Ireland 2016.

Lawyer Rankings

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.