Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.


Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

Yumi Kato

Senior Associate


London Office

Call+44 (0)20 7242 0901


Yumi is a Japanese speaking Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney working in the Life Science team.

Yumi joined Reddie & Grose in 2023 having previously worked at several London-based firms.  She  predominantly specialises in the field of chemistry and has particular experience in polymer chemistry, detergent compositions, printing ink compositions, material science, catalysis, nanotechnology and fluorocarbon chemistry. She also has extensive experience in the field of pharmaceuticals, drug delivery and medical devices.

Yumi handles a wide variety of work including drafting of new applications, worldwide patent prosecution, portfolio management and freedom to operate opinions.  She also has experience in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.  Besides English, Yumi is a conversational Japanese speaker and has experience of working with Japanese clients.

Outside of her work, Yumi is a keen foodie and enjoys travelling to discover different cuisines.

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