Protecting your brand identity and other intellectual property rights is essential in the market. Failing to take the necessary steps can prove costly or even fatal to the survival of your business. Alongside managing and protecting your intellectual property rights it is also important to exploit them as a source of revenue and business growth.
We have developed an integrated team which offers strategic, innovative advice and planning to support the business objectives of each client.
Our lawyers combine excellent legal skills with sound commercial acumen and can advise on a wide range of intellectual property matters – both contentious and non-contentious:
- Enforcement and exploitation of copyright
- Registration, protection and licensing of trade marks
- Registration, protection and licensing of patents
- Brand protection
- Design rights
- Domain name registrations, licensing and dispute resolution
- Confidential information
- Data protection
Our Intellectual Property team provides specialist support in corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, flotations, outsourcing and commercial contracts.