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Neil Falconer

Senior Solicitor | Dundee

Intellectual Property

Neil is a Senior Solicitor in our specialist Intellectual Property team working closely with Liam McMonagle. Neil advises both individuals and business clients operating in many different industries.

Neil studied at the University of Edinburgh and completed a Masters in Intellectual Property Law before undertaking an internship at the EU Intellectual Property Office working as a trade mark examiner. Thereafter Neil completed his traineeship before joining Thorntons.

On a day to day basis Neil advises clients on a wide range of Intellectual Property matters including: IP commercialisation, licensing, IT procurement and supply agreements, media/entertainment, gambling, freedom of information, data protection, regulatory compliance and copyright as well as trade mark work comprising of national and international registrations and contentious trade mark oppositions.

Neil Falconer's Blog Entries

Loot boxes in the line of fire

In computer gaming a loot box is essentially an in-game virtual lottery.   A box is purchased by a player with real…

Posted on 29th October 2018

Trade Mark Attorneys Receive Chartered Status Today

Today sees the transformation of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) into the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (…

Posted on 24th November 2016

Drone use and Privacy Accountability not Restriction

Drones are being used more and more for commercial and hobby use. Whether they are used in areas such as crime prevention, fire…

Posted on 15th November 2016

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