Miss
Caroline
Pigott

Senior Trade Mark Attorney

Edinburgh Office Glasgow Office

Telephone. +44(0) 131 220 7500
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Caroline is an experienced trade mark practitioner, advising on a range of commercial and contentions branding matters. She is a dual qualified Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and IP Solicitor.

Caroline works at a strategic level, guiding clients through the process of trade mark selection, adoption and protection in the UK, EU and Internationally. She also advises on contentious matters, including the handling of trade mark oppositions, trade mark infringement and enforcement issues.

She works closely with her clients to understand their business and priorities, developing commercial brand strategies and carrying out bespoke IP Audits. She provides practical advice and cost-effective solutions, through clear and straightforward communication.

Caroline has sat on the Law Society of Scotland’s Intellectual Property Committee since 2013. In 2019, she was appointed as the Convener of the Committee. She is also a Notary Public.

Specialisms

  • Energy
  • Food science
  • Petrochemicals
  • AI
  • Computer software
  • E commerce
  • Medical electronics
  • Scientific instruments
  • Baby & infant products
  • Biomimetics
  • Drug delivery devices
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Oil & gas
  • Renewable energy
  • Subsea technology
  • Testing, measurement and electronics
  • Agbio
  • Anti infectives
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocessing
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Diagnostics
  • Food technology
  • Gene editing technologies
  • Immunobiology
  • Microbiome
  • Personalised medicine
  • Trade marks

Industries

  • Creative, media & entertainment icon Creative, media & entertainment
  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Medical devices icon Medical devices

Services

  • Copyright & database rights
  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Solicitor

Scotland

Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


MA

MA (SocSci) Business Management

LLB

LL.B Scots Law

LLM

LL.M International Competition Law

Publications

Searching for the distinctive

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CITMA Blog - The same but different: how Unilever's branding lives from the heart

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CSR

Caroline has been a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Intellectual Property Law Committee since 2013. The Law Society of Scotland works in the interests of the public and protects and promotes the rule of law. The Public Policy role of the IP Committee is to actively engage with the Scottish and UK governments, parliaments, wider stakeholders and the legal profession about intellectual property issues. In 2019, Caroline was appointed as the Convener of the Intellectual Property Committee.

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