Thorntons Law LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Active in a wide range of sectors with particular expertise in life sciences, information technology and the creative industries. Represents a significant proportion of Scotland's universities. Advises on all manner of commercial and contentious matters. Offers internal trade mark registration and portfolio management services.

Strengths A client says: "They have an excellent spread of expertise, good connections, and they delivered an acceptable outcome from the negotiations. I was pleased to have Thorntons on my side."

Work highlights Advised Ai Explorations, an emerging technology company in the oil and gas sector, on a collaboration agreement with a third party to develop the client's inventions and algorithms.

Notable practitioners

Larg advises clients drawn from across Scotland's creative and innovation economy on the protection and exploitation of their IP assets.

Liam McMonagle
handles commercial and contentious IP matters concerning all core rights. He also advises on trade mark prosecution and portfolio management.
"We value his advice, which is detailed, pragmatic and timely." "Liam is collaborative and insightful with regard to tactics and overall strategy."