Calum Smyth

Calum advises clients on a wide range of IP issues with a focus on technology, patent and software disputes.  In addition to his expertise in contentious matters, Calum has significant experience in software patentability, technology transactions, brand protection, M&A and structuring issues and has developed effective IP strategies for a number of businesses. Calum has worked extensively with start-ups and digital technology companies operating in a variety of industries including financial services.

Calum sits on the UK Council of AIPPI and has a particular interest in AI, distributed ledger and quantum computing. Calum previously led the intellectual property function at Barclays Bank and is listed in IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists