How to register your IP in Scotland

Protecting the intellectual property (IP) of your business like the names, products and designs is vital to its success. Find out how you can register your IP in Scotland.


Protecting the names, ideas, products, designs, branding, and goods and services of your business is vital to its success. Scotland and the rest of the UK have very strict intellectual property laws to make sure you’re legally protected.

Registering your IP rights ensures you have practical, commercial and legal benefits. You can license and sell your IP and take legal action against anyone who copies or steals it. The most common rights your business needs to consider are: