Intellectual property lawyers in Scotland

Scotland has a rich history of invention and the future looks even brighter as Scottish innovators are offered increased support, increased encouragement, and increased investment.

However, if your hard work is going to successfully deliver the transformational change it should, your ideas must be properly identified, protected, exploited, and enforced. This is where Potter Clarkson’s intellectual property lawyers in Scotland can help.

Our job is simple, we want to help you maximise the value of your innovation.

Our patent attorneysIP solicitors and trade mark attorneys know how to steer you through the complex world of intellectual property (IP) rights, creating the IP strategy you need to deliver your business plan and achieve all your commercial objectives.

We will make sure your most valuable assets are not only fully protected but managed in a way that will enable you to achieve the highest financial return from everything you produce. 

Together we will:

  • Recommend the IP rights that best suit your objectives.
  • Advise you on the most strategic use of all your IP rights.
  • Register your patents, designs and trade marks, and help you protect your trade secrets, throughout the world.
  • Provide patent, designs and trade mark infringement and validity opinions.
  • Conduct patent, designs and trade mark searches and watches.
  • Defend your IP rights whether you are attacked via a patent or trade mark office or court proceedings.
  • Enforce your rights against competitors infringing your rights.
  • Draft the commercial, IP and licensing agreements you need to capture, protect and exploit your IP.
  • Provide a wider commercial perspective you can use to build your business.

We also specialise in helping start-ups correctly capture the innovation at the heart of their business and set an IP strategy that will not only set you on the path to a successful future but also attract the investment you need to progress.

On the flip side, if you are planning to invest in a business, we will deliver the IP due diligence you need to make fully informed investment decisions.

If you would like to discuss how our IP lawyers in Scotland can help you maximise the commercial value of your inventions, brand, or business, please contact us today.