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D Young & Co LLP

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Anthony Albutt

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D Young & Co LLP

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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).

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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