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D Young & Co LLP

BRITON HOUSE, BRITON STREET, SOUTHAMPTON, SO14 3EB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 023 8071 9500
Fax:
Fax 023 8071 9800
Email:
Web:
www.dyoung.com
London, Munich, Southampton

Aylsa Williams

Tel:
Work 023 8071 9500
Email:
D Young & Co LLP

Work Department

Patents

Position

Aylsa is a European patent attorney and ADR Group accredited mediator, with a focus on life sciences. She has considerable experience before the EPO Opposition Divisions and Appeal Boards and also handles an extensive prosecution portfolio with excellent knowledge of patent law practice in a number of territories.

Aylsa has a broad technical expertise in biochemistry and biotechnology, including molecular biology, food technology, enzymology, plant biotechnology, antibody technology, diagnostics and therapeutics, stem cell technology and pharmaceuticals.

Career

European patent attorney 2001; chartered patent attorney 2003; European design attorney. Aylsa joined D Young & Co in 2000 after in-house experience; partner 2004; civil and commercial accredited mediator 2011.

Member

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

Education

University of Leeds (BSc in Applied Biology); Queen Mary College, University of London (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

PATMA: Patent attorneys

Within: PATMA: Patent attorneys

D Young & Co LLP has a team of talented patent attorneys who possess 'strong technical expertise' and the 'level of service is exceptional'. Engineering, aerospace and medical devices expert Anthony Albutt is a key figure and worked with Fokker Aerostructures on patent drafting and prosecution. Zöe Clyde-Watson regularly conducts due diligence on patent portfolios and has additional expertise in drafting and prosecution. Garreth Duncan specialises in life sciences and is notably strong in obtaining supplementary protection certificates. Pharmaceuticals and nutrition are two key areas of interest for Kirk Gallagher, who is skilled in drafting, filing and prosecution. Catherine Mallalieu assisted cell and gene therapy specialists Oxford BioMedica with patent licensing issues. Charles Harding and Jonathan Jackson both focus on contentious matters, with Harding particularly well known for EPO oppositions and appeals, and Jackson specialising in the telecoms sector. David Meldrum, Simon O’Brien and Aylsa Williams are also recommended.

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