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D Young & Co LLP

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London, Munich, Southampton

Antony Craggs

Work 020 7269 8550
D Young & Co LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution and legal


Antony specialises in transactional and contentious intellectual property matters, with a focus on patent litigation.He advises clients across a variety of technologies and sectors, electronics, telecommunications, mechanical engineering, software and medical devices.

Antony also has extensive experience of managing large cross-jurisdictional disputes, including before courts in the UK, Germany, France and US, as well as before the European Patent Office (EPO) and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Antony was the lead solicitor in the high profile patent infringement dispute between Virgin Atlantic Airways and Zodiac Aerospace, successfully overturning 100 years of patent law before the Supreme Court.

For transactional work, Antony has advised emerging companies through to market leaders on all manner of commercial agreements, including product acquisitions, manufacturing agreements, clinical trial agreements, sponsorship agreements, assignments and licenses as well as managing due diligence exercises.


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales 2006; Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, University of Bristol 2007; Higher Courts (Civil Advocacy) 2013.


Law Society of England and Wales; Law Society of Ireland; Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA); Licensing Executives Society (LES); Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI); European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW); American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

D Young & Co LLP's 'dedicated and careful team' has 'notable depth of insight and experience in IP' and is highlighted for its litigation expertise. The group counts a number of large corporates among its client roster and is also 'a perfect partner for cost-conscious mid-sized TMT companies'. The group benefits from its ability to handle a range of intellectual property disputes; practice head Tamsin Holman and recently promoted partner Anna Reid 'always provide solid and clear advice' on contentious trade mark, passing off, copyright, design and domain name matters; while Antony Craggs  is a name to note for patent litigation.

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