LES Scotland offers all the usual networking benefits of LES, and an annual meetings programme of 3 or 4 evening meetings a year, each featuring usually three themed presentations.

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For all things regarding the LES in Scotland, your primary contact is our Chair, Mr Mark Cruickshank.

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Mark Cruickshank

LES Scotland Chair


Past Events

19th April 2018

World IP Day Celebration Dinner

“Women Innovators” featuring Moya Crawford, Managing Director at Deep Tek Ltd

Amarone (13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AF)

21st November 2017

IP100 Club Event

“Floating An IP-Rich Tech Company – Lessons Learned”

27th April 2017

World IP Day Celebration Dinner

Maison Bleue at Home | 7 -8 Queensferry Street | Edinburgh | EH2 4PA

22nd March 2017

Social Media Event

Pinsent Masons | Princes Exchange | 1 Earl Grey Court | Edinburgh | ED3 9AQ

21st April 2016
World IP Day Celebration Dinner

Stac Polly | 29-33 Dublin Street | Edinburgh | EH3 6NL

26th October 2015
Networking Drinks Evening and Distillery Tour

Edinburgh Gin | 1a Rutland Place | Edinburgh | EH1 2AD

23rd June 2015
‘Look-alikes: How close is too close?’

The Corinthian Club | 191 Ingram Street | Glasgow | G1 1DA

24th March 2015
‘The Highs and Lows of Launching a New Consumer Brand’

Grant Thornton | 7 Exchange Crescent | Conference Square | Edinburgh | EH3 8AN

23rd September 2014
‘The Benefits of an IP Audit’

Pinsent Masons | 141 Bothwell Street | Glasgow | G2 7EQ

15th May 2014
LES and Glasgow Young Professionals (“GYP”)

Spring Drinks Reception – “Beers of the Commonwealth”

1397 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AN

13th March 2013
LES (Scotland) and GYP Present…

Scotch Whisky: Scotland’s great intellectual property asset

Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HU

30th May 2013
LES Scotland Meeting
China IP strategy guide for 2013

Pinsent Masons, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG, Scotland, UK

This meeting is kindly sponsored by Pinsent Masons

13th March 2013
LES (Scotland) and GYP Present…
Scotch Whisky: Scotland’s great intellectual property asset
Glasgow Art Club, Glasgow

29th November 2012
LES (Scotland) Meeting
“IP insurance – too complicated and too expensive – why bother?”
Brodies LLP, Glasgow

Supporting Innovation and Innovators
Erik Alsegard, Munich Re & John Keen, AON

Intellectual Property Insurance: SME Beneficiary Perspective
James Kirk, ROCEP Ltd

Write up by Michelle Korman, Metis Partners

24th May 2012
LES (Scotland) and Edinburgh Young Professionals
Spring Drinks Reception
At BrewDog Bar, Edinburgh

7th February 2012

LES (Scotland) Burns Supper

Barcelo Edinburgh Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh

Write up by Abbe Brown, LES (Scotland) Committee Member (featured in NewsXchange issue 140)

1st November 2011

Harper Macleod, Edinburgh

“One Franchise, please! Do you want fries with that?”

Write up by Nat Baldwin, Metis Partners (featured in NewXchange issue 139)

12th May 2011

“Innovation, Sport and Reward”

Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow


IP Innovation in Sport – Is this worth protecting?

Nathan Bombrys, Head of Commercial, Scottish Rugby Union

Please click here to view the write up for this meeting by Bill Gemmell (Metis Partners)