Trade Mark Director

Edinburgh Office Glasgow Office

Trade marks

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


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.

She is also a Notary Public.




Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


MA (SocSci) Business Management


LL.B Scots Law


LL.M International Competition Law


WTR 1000 2022

"Caroline’s strengths are far more than just her expertise. She first tries to understand your business, its model and ambitions, and where trademarks and IP fit in. She has a natural ability to make you feel that you are her only client and she would drop anything else to make things happen for you. She challenges, can say no and gives you options, including new ideas, without ever making you feel you have lost control. Caroline is worth her weight in gold."

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MIP Rising Stars 2022 (Scotland)

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International trade mark registrations – change to UKIPO handling procedure

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World Trademark Review 1000 2022

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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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CTIMA Blog - Get creative with your trade marks

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Conferences: 2021

February 2nd 2021

IP In Healthcare Conference 2021


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January 14th 2021

HGF IP in Healthcare Virtual Conference 2021


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Conferences: 2020

September 1st 2020

ONE Life Sciences Leadership Forum 6


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