Anthony Albutt > D Young & Co LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Experience in private practice in Germany and the UK coupled with industrial experience in the energy industry and in IT consulting (in both Europe and the US), has allowed Anthony to represent clients across a range of technologies extending from telecommunications and medical devices to the oil industry and automotive/aerospace engineering. He leads D Young & Co’s mechanical practice in London and acts for some of the most prominent organisations in their respective fields.

Anthony represents clients before the European Patent Office’s Examining and Opposition Divisions and also before the Boards of Appeal. In the UK, he acts before the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office in both ex-parte and inter-partes proceedings. Anthony is also qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts as a patent attorney litigator.

A regular visitor to the US and to Asia, Anthony frequently lectures on law changes and developments in Europe.


European Patent Attorney 2005, Chartered Patent Attorney 2005. Joined D Young & Co 2006, partner 2009.


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); European Patent Institute (epi); associate member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE); Licensing Executives Society (LES) Scandinavia.


University of Birmingham (MEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering); Royal Academy of Engineering Scholar; Queen Mary College, University of London (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law); Nottingham Law School (post-graduate certificate in intellectual property litigation (with commendation) and LLM (in IP litigation).

Lawyer Rankings

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

D Young & Co LLP has a strong reputation in EPO patent prosecutions, resulting in an ever-increasing caseload of filed EPO patent applications, and is entrusted by multinational companies, top universities and research institutions. The practice, which is praised for its ‘high level of service, based on professionalism, attention to the client’s needs, punctuality and precision in providing support and great availability to take on new cases’, has a track record in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings. The electronics and engineering group and the biotechnology, chemistry and pharmaceuticals team are both well-placed to collaborate with one another on cross-disciplinary matters, particularly in the field of medical technology. Anthony Albutt, whose contentious opposition practice continues to grow in the automotive and medical device sectors, leads the electronics and engineering group, while Simon O’Brien heads up the biotechnology, chemistry and pharmaceuticals team.