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Thorntons, who have one of Scotland’s largest intellectual property teams with an in house trade marks agency, are looking for a  IP Solicitor/Trademark Attorney. Their team have been involved in trade mark commercialisation and disputes for a number of years and recently took the strategic decision to establish an internal trade mark agency which advises on all aspects of trade marks and brand protection in the UK and globally.


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We have a large and diverse client base including newspaper and magazine publishers, music promoters, food and drink businesses and technology companies and work closely with clients, delivering strategic advice to protect and expand value in their brands. We are moving into a new phase of growth and have an exciting opportunity for another solicitor with an interest in trade mark work or a qualified trade mark attorney to join our team.

Supported by our partners, you will work in a client facing role dealing with all aspects of UK, European and international filling, undertaking searches, producing brand reports, dealing with objections, oppositions, co-existence arrangements and trade mark related contentious matters. Ideal candidates will be passionate about brand protection and providing the very best client service. In return we can offer the chance to play a key role in the future growth of our trade mark portfolio, supported by an ambitious and dynamic team. Thorntons is one of Scotland’s largest full service law firms with a network of 12 offices across 10 locations. While we anticipate this role will be based in our Edinburgh office, we could accommodate the right candidate in any of our locations. We embrace agile working throughout our organisation and are happy to consider part time/flexible working options if required.

About Thorntons
Thorntons is one of the leading legal firms in Scotland and was recognised as Large Scottish Employer of the Year 2017 by Scottish Business Insider. We provide a full range of legal services for clients whether in their personal life, or in business. Our legal and support teams work together to deliver exceptional expertise mirrored by a first class client service.  Each and everyone in the firm, regardless of their role, has an important part to play in delivering this promise. We invest in training for our people and advancement of our systems to ensure we are constantly at the forefront of service delivery in the legal sector.  Our traditional values and innovative approach mean clients can rely on us for the right advice right through their life.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus 7 public holidays
  • Contributory Pension scheme, Employee Health Care Plan, Child Care Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, etc.

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