Simon is a partner at D Young & Co LLP, a leading intellectual property law firm. Simon is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney and his area of expertise encompasses both biological and chemical subject matter including the fields of molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, food technology and nutrition, plant physiology, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. Simon represents a number of clients ranging from academic institutions to multinational corporations.
Simon advises on all aspects of patent law including patent drafting and prosecution, opposition and appeal proceedings. He has additionally advised clients completing IP due diligence for stock market flotations.
Simon has chaired and/or lectured at numerous international conferences and conventions on life science issues in the patent arena. Simon also launched and regularly hosts D Young & Co’s ‘Biotechnology European Patent Case Law’ webinars.