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Arnot Manderson

Iain G Mitchell

Edinburgh, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Information Technology - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

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Iain Mitchell QC
Highly regarded for his expert handling of complex matters across the IT law spectrum. He has deep experience in such areas as outsourcing, commercial contracts and software licensing. He is a member of the CCBE's IT law committee.
Strengths: "He is terribly practical; he understands what the client's reality is and finds a way to make it work. He gets a kick out of the intricacies of the law and finding new solutions. A joy to deal with."
Recent work: Represented Vioearth Holdings in a claim for infringement of a European trade mark relating to electronic control equipment. The matter concluded by obtainment of an EEA-wide interim interdict from the Court of Session, the first of its kind to be granted by that court.
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Intellectual Property - Scotland (Bar)

Band 2

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Iain Mitchell QC
Seasoned advocate with experience across the full spectrum of IP disputes. He is noted for his complementary expertise in IT and technology law and is routinely called on to tackle complex litigation relating to IP licences and other commercial agreements.
Strengths: "He is fantastically intelligent and sees very quickly what is important in a case." "He is terribly practical and really nice to deal with. He gets a kick out of the intricacies of the law and finding new solutions."
Recent work: Acted for the pursuer in litigation following on from a dispute concerning the monetary and cultural value of intellectual property in the compositions of Professor Thomas Wilson.
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