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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Fighting to protect Scotland's famous brands

Scotland is synonymous with high-quality food and drink and is home to some fantastic and well-known brands. However, with this global success comes the risk of the brand being taken advantage of. Knowing what type of IP you hold and how to protect it can safeguard the future of your business and the reputation of Scottish food & drink produce.

Neeraj Thomas, an Intellectual Property specialist in our Dispute Resolution team, visited NB Gin's distillery to highlight the importance of brand protection and the steps you can take to ensure your IP is not infringed.

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ChrisA

Think Of The Children – Appoint A Guardian

As the parent of young children and a solicitor, I am often asked about ways in which children’s futures can be safeguarded and protected.  Questions often relate to financial concerns - mitigating Inheritance Tax, managing funds for young children or preservation of wealth for future generations. Of course these are essential in planning for your children’s futures and form the basis of discussions regarding a Will and succession planning.

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LChalmers

REVOlution In Retail: What Did Department Stores Get Right?

On a Glasgow street corner in 1849, Hugh Fraser co-founded the business that would become House of Fraser.  Repurposing space previously used for wholesale, the retail operation grew and grew.  In the 1950s that business seized its opportunity and, through a series of acquisitions (which included Harrods), transformed and adapted itself to become a national chain.

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