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        Intellectual Property Litigation

        To achieve an advantage in an increasingly competitive global marketplace requires creativity and innovation secured through strategic and robust enforcement of intellectual property rights.

        Our highly-regarded team of industry-recognised experts advises on disputes and litigation involving all intellectual property rights.  

        Acting for household names, as well as fast-growth start-ups and disruptors, our genuine sector expertise sets us apart.

        Recent work includes advising on claims involving:

        Patent infringement, entitlement and validity
        Copycat packaging, new product development and design right
        Trade mark infringement, passing off and copyright infringement
        Cyber threats, including phishing, website cloning and fraud
        Reputation management and social media
        Sponsorship, naming rights and ambush marketing
        Supply chain and parallel importing
        Comparative advertising

        Ed Meikle

        • Partner // Head of Retail Group

        Euan McSherry

        • Partner // Head of Litigation (Scotland)
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