Our IP, technology and data experts deliver commercially-focused, specialist advice and insight, working with local and international businesses and organisations in life sciences, pharma, food and drink, media & entertainment, luxury brands, financial services, aviation & defence, oil & gas, energy & utilities, transport and technology, as well as the public sector.
Our dedicated IP dispute resolution team has extensive experience in dealing with all types of infringement, validity and entitlement disputes via pre action correspondence, litigation, arbitration and mediation. Our commercial team deals with all aspects of commercialisation and exploitation of IP and handles high value IP transactional work and advisory/regulatory work.
The Brodies team is very proactive, understands our business well and ensures we’re well briefed on potential impacting regulations and changes in our industry. With a dedicated team and the ability to draw in experts from across the business, we feel well supported.Legal 500 Uk 2024
Our technology team handle large IT and telecoms outsourcing and procurement projects for customers and suppliers alike, including a number of major technology businesses and other major corporates. We are regularly involved in projects involving the use of innovative technology, including big data, adtech and blockchain technology. We handle major technology and outsourcing disputes and have also assisted clients to deal with high value and often business critical IT/software audits.
On data, our market leading team provides the full spectrum of information law advice (data protection, freedom of information (FOI), information security, ePrivacy, cyber breaches, the law of confidentiality, employment, information recovery through litigation and regulation of investigatory powers) to global organisations, other major corporates, technology vendors and a range of public authorities and charities across the UK.
Brodies quickly grasp and understand client concerns, especially when handed large numbers of complex documents.Chambers UK 2024
The team at Brodies is very broad, and they carry an enviable reputation in Scotland for legal advice, especially in IP.Legal 500 UK 2024
The firm has extremely good knowledge of all aspects of IP law.Chambers UK 2024
Excellent sector and industry knowledge and insight. Team acts as an extension of our in-house legal team, enhancing capability and capacity.Legal 500 UK 2024
IP, Technology & Data key highlights
- We advised Capgemini on the bidding, negotiation and conclusion of a five-year agreement to provide application services to Scottish Water as part of its new strategic digital partnership arrangements.
- Ranked for seventh consecutive year in World Trademark Review's list of the world's 1,000 leading trademark professionals.
- Three of our data protection experts are recommended by Chambers & Partners.
- Awarded IP, Technology & Outsourcing Law Firm of the Year in Scotland - 2021 by Global Law Experts.