To protect and exploit your intellectual property, you need legal advice as bright as your ideas
You came up with the ideas and designed the products or services that are at the core of your business. It follows that to protect your business, you need to protect your ideas. A good strategy for legally protecting your intellectual property (IP) is, in many instances, crucial for commercial success.
Businesses take out insurance and carefully negotiate commercial contracts to protect the assets they can see, but the value of intellectual property is often overlooked until it’s too late. In contrast to things like commercial property or cash, your intellectual property is an ‘intangible asset’. You can’t see, hear or feel it, but that doesn’t mean it’s not important or valuable, or even your business’ livelihood.
We’re firm believers that your intellectual property should be protected and defended, the same as you would do with your other valuable assets.
EXPERIENCED AT WORKING WITH BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES in all things involving intellectual property
An excellent reputation on IP matters
Our Chambers-rated team have earned an excellent reputation for helping businesses from start-ups to global household names, charities and public sector bodies, to protect, defend and exploit their intellectual property.
How we can help your business
We specialise in drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements and advise clients on intellectual property clauses contained in commercial agreements.
When you work with us, you know you’re in good company. We recently advised a large national distributor whose operations include over 400 stores on an alleged patent, copyright and unregistered design right infringement with potentially significant sums due to the level of sales of the alleged infringing products.
Our knowledge of the clients’ business and wholesale and retail operation assisted with the defence of the claim and the case successfully settled before trial.
We’re proud to work with established limited companies, as well as entrepreneurs just starting out
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