Scott AppletonHEAD OF TECHNOLOGY
Scott originally trained as a Barrister before spending 15 years as an editor, analyst and consultant to professional services businesses in the UK and Europe, including living and working in Madrid for a number of years.
Scott initially worked as a Consultant to Moore Law before joining the firm full-time.
- Digital and media
- SaaS and software development, licensing and open source
- Intellectual property ownership, protection and exploitation
- UK & EU trade mark registration and oppositions
- Confidentiality and know how including disputes
- Business start-ups, shareholder agreements and exit planning
- Commercial contracts, drafting and negotiating
- Legal Practice Course (LPC), University of Law
- Bar Vocational Course (BVC), Inns of Court School of Law
- Diploma in Law (Dip Law), City University
- Lives in Brighton likes cheese, sailing and spends far too much time in music studios for someone of his age, according to his wife and three children.
- Originally studied archaeology before throwing in the trowel to qualify as a lawyer.
LEGAL 500Technology Media and Telecoms – Sport“Highlights for Moore Law included advising Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club on a pouring and sponsorship rights agreement with major Sussex brewer Harveys; and acting for Fontwell Park Steeplechase on its hosting of the Mutiny Festival, a matter involving negotiation with festival organisers and festival landowners to protect the Fontwell facilities and track. It also advised Technogym UK on various new media, communication and privacy initiatives. Tristram Moore heads the boutique sports practice, and ‘continues to increase the firm’s relationships with sports clients through his sector knowledge and his ability to get the job done’. Other notable clients include The Sidemen, Trainerspotter and Joe Weller.”
LEGAL 500TMT – Media and Entertainment“The technology and media sectors are among Moore Law’s core industry strengths. The Sidemen, Cactus Studios and Aptivate are key clients of the specialist commercial and IP firm, which is led by the ‘accomplished’ Tristram Moore, who ‘has a huge amount of experience’. The firm handled IP, web compliance and corporate matters for The Culture Space to develop its online media and ticketing platforms. Other areas of expertise include social media content management, royalty agreements, and copyright protection and exploitation.”
LEGAL 500Corporate and CommercialMoore Law ‘provides an excellent service with outstanding response times’ according to clients. The Brighton-based practice concentrates on the intersection between commercial work, healthcare, IP and IT, with a particular focus on advising on clinical trials in healthcare studies. The team advises P1vital which is a [ ] Other clients include RocketRoute and Technogym. Key figures include Tristram Moore, who is ‘an outstanding commercial lawyer’; and Scott Appleton.”
LEGAL 500Technology Media and Telecoms – Intellectual Property“Tristram Moore is ‘an outstanding commercial lawyer’ at Moore Law, where sector expertise spans the digital, media, technology, life sciences and retail industries. RocketRoute instructs the practice in trade mark registrations, cross-border licensing and a range of other matters; P1Vital and P1vital Products receive advice on IP protection and exploitation; and John Cullen Lighting turned to the team for registering a European trade mark, protecting IP in contracts with subcontractors, and handling trade mark infringement and passing off matters. Atomic Smash, Cloud21 and Technogym are also clients.”