Colin Hulme

Colin Hulme


Head of IP Colin Hulme leads the firm’s contentious IP & Tech practice. He is the only IP litigator in Scotland with a Band 1 ranking in Chambers UK and in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. Colin is one of only a handful of litigators to be accredited as an IP specialist by the Law Society of Scotland. Managing IP identify him as an “IP Star” in Scotland.

Engaged in all forms of IP and IT disputes work from pharmaceutical patents to trade secrets in the Energy Sector, Colin has a market-leading brand protection practice acting for iconic brands such as Harris Tweed, Scottish FA, SRU, Highland Spring and Ron Lawson. His team is behind Sky, Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL),PRS for Music and PicRights copyright enforcement campaigns.

He is an associate member of CITMA, sits on the ADR Committee at INTA and holds an LLM in IT and Telecommunications Law.

'THE leading IP expert in Scotland'
- Legal 500 UK, 2020
“renowned IP litigator.”
- Chambers UK