Intellectual Property

The intellectual property of a business is what makes it unique and its know-how something which is valuable and worth protecting. In most cases that is done through non-contentious steps, however disputes can arise. When and if they do, we’re here to help.

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How we can help you

We’ll get to know you and your business and provide a clear response to any legal matters you are facing or require assistance with. With one of the largest and most experienced cross-disciplinary teams in Scotland, we’ve a diverse team of legal experts on hand to help with your intellectual property and business needs.

Our expertise

We undertake a range of high-quality private sector client work alongside our corporate and public sector bases. We have specialist expertise in all aspects of intellectual property (IP) litigation in Scotland, the UK and internationally, with named leaders in our field who have outstanding experience of IP for non-contentious and contentious matters.

We can assist with:

  • Protection and exploitation of IP
  • Commercial contracts
  • GDPR & Data Protection
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Brexit
  • IP/IT disputes
  • Brands/branding
  • Design rights
  • Domain names

We have experience working with clients across industries and businesses including:

  • Scottish public & education sectors such as universities and colleges as well as other public sector bodies
  • Media & creative industries ranging from sports organisations and media giants to smaller media and technology companies, publishers and individual artists
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Renewable energy
  • Software and technology
  • Petrochemicals

No matter the size of your business or sector, we’re here to help. We deal with a wide range of intellectual property claims from those of crucial importance to a small business starting up to worth millions of pounds for established multi-nationals. Whatever the dispute, we can offer specialist, top quality advice.

"Anderson Strathern is among the best firms of commercial litigation solicitors in the country. They have long and deep experience of working with counsel on large commercial disputes before the Court of Session, especially its commercial court, and on appeal all the way to the Supreme Court. Their team, from new qualifieds to experienced partners, are all knowledgeable, motivated and cohesive. They are quick and efficient in following up on all enquiries, preparations and tactics advised by counsel."

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