I have advised on a number of high profile patent disputes including acting for Bayer and other chemical producers. My work also includes the licensing of patents, trade-marks and copyright as well as joint research and development agreements. I have acted for a number of life science companies and spin-outs as well as The Robert Gordon University. In the field of trademarks I have acted for Morrison Bowmore, a leading Scottish whisky distillery. Copyright clients include Scottish Television, BBC Scotland and BiP Solutions.
I am accredited as a specialist in intellectual property law by the Law Society of Scotland and am qualified to practice in both Scotland and England.
In my work as a competition specialist I have advised clients across a variety of sectors, in numerous cartel investigations, by the UK competition authorities. These include the roofing, dairy and transport sectors. I am a part of DWF’s procurement team, advising public sector clients on procurement procedures within the context of projects and on challenges to decisions.
The legal directories say: "Colin Miller has exceptionally strong ability, is very responsive and very good at recognising where he can add value whilst remaining acutely aware of cost constraints".