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D Young & Co LLP

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London, Munich, Southampton

Jonathan Jackson

Work 023 8071 9500
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 demonstrates broad sectorial strength, ranging from the telecoms, manufacturing and electronics sectors to the aerospace, biotechnology and especially the pharmaceutical sectors as key case generators. In addition to a strong patent drafting and portfolio management practice, often chosen by major international clients as well as prestigious universities and research institutes, the group impresses with its powerful UK and European opposition and appeal practice and complementary litigation offering. The team is also well versed in due diligence instructions, often acting for investment funds and venture capital players. Anthony Albutt and Kirk Gallagher direct the practice. In Southampton, physics and electronics specialist Nicholas Malden, electronic technology expert Jonathan Jackson and chemical and pharmaceutical professional Garreth Duncan are key contacts. Neil Nachshen, who focuses on biochemistry and pharmacology, is also noted. Rachel BatemanTamara Milton and Southampton's Alan Boyd and Cathrine McGowan made partner. Rooted in London and Southampton, the firm is continuing the expansion of its Munich office. Unless otherwise stated, all practitioners are based in London.

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