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Intellectual Property and IT

Despite the changes in all our circumstances, we’re still here for you. From business to family matters - whatever you need us for - we can provide you with expert legal advice and do what’s right for you. Visit our service For You or services For Business pages, call us on 03330 430150 or make an enquiry online.

From international companies with large trademark portfolios to small family-owned locally trading businesses with valuable customer lists, every business needs to create, protect and exploit their intellectual property. Your intellectual assets are a valuable part of your business.

Our dedicated team is one of the largest in Scotland working solely on intellectual property matters. And with our services available across all our offices, you can be sure our expert advice is always on hand when you need it to help you protect and commercialise your business’ intellectual property.

We have a wealth of experience across a range of industry sectors such as medialife sciencestechnology and food and drink, and have provided legal advice to a diverse range of clients including technology companies, music promoters, software developers, university spin-outs, television broadcasters, governmental bodies and education institutions.

We work closely with our clients. By understanding your business, we are best placed to work with you to try and help you make the most of your company’s intellectual property value. Our range of services covers advice and guidance on establishing, protecting and developing your intellectual assets, including branding and trademarkscopyright and database rightsdesign rights, and patents, know-how and trade secrets.

We can also help you take action against anyone who seeks to use your intellectual property without your permission, or to copy or dilute your brand.

Whether you are a start-up or a longer-established business, let us help you understand and make best use of the law to ensure your creations are fully protected, and you can make the most of your intellectual property.

What our clients say

David Farquhar | CEO | Intelligent Growth Solutions
"Thorntons have supported our business from the start."

Why Thorntons?

A few reasons why our clients come to us for help


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by Chambers and Partners as experts in Intellectual Property.


and practical advice and guidance.

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We have a full range of services in Intellectual Property, backed by our team of Expert Lawyers

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