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D Young & Co LLP

120 HOLBORN, LONDON, EC1N 2DY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7269 8550
Fax:
Fax 020 7269 8555
Email:
Web:
www.dyoung.com
London, Munich, Southampton

Catherine Mallalieu

Tel:
Work 020 7269 8550
Email:
D Young & Co LLP

Work Department

Patents

Position

Catherine has represented clients before the European Patent Office since 1991. She has an enviable client list and substantial experience in successfully defending and opposing patents at the EPO. Catherine specialises in biotherapeutics, specialty chemicals, nutritional products and veterinary products, plus a range of related technologies.

Catherine advises emerging companies and academic institutions on how to build value through their IP portfolio. This has often involved IP due diligence for mergers, project acquisitions and flotations.

Career

European patent attorney 1991; chartered patent attorney 1991; European design attorney D Young & Co; partner 1997.

Catherine had in-house patent experience with Zeneca Agrochemicals with particular responsibility for their bioscience and insecticide divisions.

Member

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and the CIPA patents committee; European Patent Institute (epi); European Patent Litigators Association (EPLIT).

Education

University of Birmingham (BSc in Chemistry).


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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