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D Young & Co LLP

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Jonathan Jackson

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D Young & Co LLP

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Jonathan’s practice concentrates on the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in many jurisdictions around the world. He has extensive experience of both the appeal and opposition procedures at the EPO and is also qualified to represent clients in the Higher Courts as a certified patent litigator.

Jonathan’s clients range from large multi-national companies to smaller start-up companies. He has experience in a wide range of electronics-related technologies including image processing, telecommunications, broadcast technologies, fintech and medical imaging technologies. Jonathan is also well known for his work associated with wearable technology IP matters, having been published in national and international publications on the topic.

He travels regularly to Japan, South Korea and the US to visit clients and to speak at conferences about patent practice.


European patent attorney 2005; chartered patent attorney 2005; European design attorney.

During his career, Jonathan has worked both in private practice and the intellectual property department of Sony Corporation. Jonathan joined D Young & Co in 2006, partner 2008.


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); European Patent Institute (epi); Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).


University of Sheffield (MEng Electronic Engineering, specialising in telecommunications and solid state devices and awarded the Sir Frederick Mappin Scholarship); Queen Mary College, University of London (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law); Nottingham Law School (Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation); Nottingham Law School (Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Advocacy (with commendation)).

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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