Intellectual property such as trade marks, copyright, patents, designs and domain names are an important part of a company’s most valuable assets. They need to be maintained and protected if the business that they represent to the market is to thrive.
We provide advice in all sectors on IP matters and can arrange access to a full range of services to help UK and International clients to manage, protect, investigate, exploit and enforce their IP rights. Our expertise enables us to guide clients through transactions and disputes where the issues at stake and the amounts involved are of crucial significance.
Our experience, together with our client and objective focused approach has attracted many significant organisations, including clients from industries such as media, technology, telecommunications, franchising, advertising, music, construction, branding and pharmaceutical. The issues on which we advise include technology development deals, franchising, licensing and merchandising of brands through to protection and enforcement of IP rights.
As a member of Cicero, an established network of over 40 international independent law firms, we are ideally placed to advise on any international aspects of IP disputes. With access to our experienced team of lawyers, and further access to international lawyers, we can provide a co-ordinated approach to help you protect your IP globally.
Services We Provide.
Trade Marks and passing off
Confidential Information & Database Rights
Franchising, Licensing & Commercial Agreements
Merchandising & Sponsorship
Please contact us if you have any queries relating to Litigation. We will check whether we can act for you and, if so, we will confirm the terms and conditions of our retainer with you in a client care or engagement letter
If you require advice, ring our Dispute Resolution department and arrange a meeting with a member of our team
We will give you clear and commercial advice, informing you of all the options available, and possible risks involved
Please contact a member of the Dispute Resolution Team.
Our team will be happy to assist you on any matter relating to Intellectual Propertycontact
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