David Meldrum > D Young & Co LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Patents

Position

David’s main areas of expertise are electronic engineering and physics and his practice includes computer and networking hardware and software, gaming, medical devices, process engineering and electromechanical devices.

David heads the London office electronics group and provides patent services to a variety of clients that include European consumer and technology companies, large US corporations and UK start-ups. In particular, he deals with patent procurement and opposition/appeal matters. David also provides in-house strategic IP planning, as well as management advice, to SME clients.

David’s work regularly takes him to the US and he also teaches coordinated EP/US patent drafting practice both in Europe and the US.

Career

European patent attorney 2002; chartered patent attorney 2003; D Young & Co, partner 2006.

Prior to joining D Young & Co in 2001, David had professional experience in private practice in London.

Languages

German.

Memberships

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); European Patent Institute (epi); Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Licensing Executives Society (LES).

Education

University of Exeter, including research at the Institute for Navigation, University of Stuttgart, Germany (MEng (Electronic Engineering)).