Burness Paull is among the leading law firms in Scotland for IP disputes and transactions. The firm won Managing IP's Firm of the Year (2019) awards for copyright and patent litigation in Scotland. Colin Hulme heads its IP practice. Hulme is supported by technology partners David Goodbrand and Callum Sinclair and a multi-disciplinary team of junior lawyers. Sinclair and Goodbrand are noted for IP transactions work while Megan Briggs is a rising star to watch. Patent case studies show the team advise companies in the energy and pharmaceutical sectors.