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Neil Falconer

Senior Solicitor | Dundee

GDPR, 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

What does the blocked Sainsbury’s-ASDA merger mean for businesses

The proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s will not go ahead following a definitive final report from the Competition and Markets…


Posted on 2nd May 2019

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 money.  The virtual…


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 (CITMA…


Posted on 24th November 2016


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