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, and Highland Spring. 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'
“renowned IP litigator.”
24th March 2020
The UK government’s lockdown will have impacts on parties to IP licences and franchise agreements.
17th December 2019
Is the fight against the pirates being won?
1st November 2019
The risk to big brand rights-holders of public shaming is not going to go away.