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Dr Julie Nixon, WS

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Julie is a former life scientist, having been a post-doctoral research assistant at institutions including Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh. She advises clients on IP and commercial contracts, including IP protection and commercialisation, e-commerce and IT agreements. 

Julie is a part of our IP and IT team, that is ranked by Legal 500. 

Having been seconded to Edinburgh Research and Innovation and the Roslin Institute, Julie has extensive experience with negotiating academic agreements. She has a particular interest in early stage companies, but has advised clients of all sizes across a range of sectors. Julie has also been involved in a number of private equity investments, and can provide advice on corporate issues such as share option schemes and company restructuring.

Julie is actively involved with mentoring entrepreneurs, and particularly enjoys engaging with life science companies where she finds her research background invaluable. Julie is an Enterprise Partner at Strathclyde University.

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Julie advises clients on IP and commercial contracts, including IP protection and commercialisation, e-commerce and IT agreements. Having been seconded to Edinburgh Research and Innovation and the Roslin Institute, Julie has extensive experience with negotiating academic agreements. 

She has a particular interest in early stage companies, but has advised clients of all sizes across a range of sectors. Julie has also been involved in a number of private equity investments, and can provide advice on corporate issues such as share option schemes and company restructuring.

Recent Content by Dr Julie Nixon, WS

24 Dec 2018

12 Days of Christmas…for Scottish Start-ups

Dr Julie Nixon shares her 12 top tips for Scottish start-ups.
News story
Dr Julie Nixon, WS
10 Apr 2018

Morton Fraser to Support Strathclyde Rising Stars

Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) has announced Morton Fraser as its legal sponsor for the 2018 SEN Rising Stars programme.
Press Release
Dr Julie Nixon, WS
7 Mar 2018

When is a data processor not a processor? That is the question!

The concept of a data processor/data controller remains the same under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it was under the Data...
Article
Dr Julie Nixon, WS, Melanie Schwindt

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