Intellectual Property

What we do

For innovative and/or technology-led businesses, intellectual property is the most valuable business asset.

Your intellectual property distinguishes you from your competitors and creates your competitive advantage. Our intellectual property team will help you develop, commercialise and protect your intellectual property rights.

We’ve experience of dealing with all types of intellectual property and manage several IP portfolios including trade marks, copyright, website design, and domains.

Trade mark owners, designers, well-known brands, law firms, inventors and innovators, tech start ups, advanced manufacturing, including research-based organisations, and leading UK learned academies all turn to us for comprehensive support.

We can help with

Our specialist intellectual property services include:

  • intellectual property audits, including strategic audits
  • managing trade mark portfolios
  • registration, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • representation before the UK IPO
  • defending against passing off and unjustified threats
  • licensing and assignment agreements
  • copyright and database right protection
  • R&D and collaboration agreements
  • domain name disputes and domain transfers
  • patent and know how agreements
  • commission agreements
  • consent and co-existence agreements
  • mediation and dispute resolution
  • helping you understand and develop your own company’s IP ethos and protect what is important to you

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