IAM Patent 1000 2021

Patents are essential business commodities and knowing how to obtain, enforce and monetise them has become mission critical. The IAM Patent 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise.

United Kingdom: Scotland

Despite the ongoing uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, innovation in Scotland is still booming – much to the relief of the country’s practitioners. Glasgow is a fertile breeding ground for high-technology start-ups, while Aberdeen maintains its status as an oil and gas hotspot. As the UK patent community as...

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Despite the ongoing uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, innovation in Scotland is still booming – much to the relief of the country’s practitioners. Glasgow is a fertile breeding ground for high-technology start-ups, while Aberdeen maintains its status as an oil and gas hotspot. As the UK patent community as a whole strives to divine what its future will look like now that the jurisdiction has been definitively excluded from the Unified Patent Court plans, Scotland is seeking to forge a new path in the wider patent litigation landscape. As part of this, leading IP practitioners have been engaged in lobbying efforts to establish a Scottish equivalent of the IPEC.

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