Our IP lawyers offer a full range of advice on intellectual property to help you to create, exploit and protect your brand – something we appreciate can be one of your most valuable business assets.
We provide a complete registration service, including preparing and submitting applications for trade marks, design rights, patents and domain names. We advise on the best structure for applications and likelihood of their success, as well as on opposition to help you to defend or oppose any new applications and existing registrations.
Intellectual property rights often form a key element of joint ventures and the sale and purchase of assets and businesses. We help to secure your interests in transactions of that nature through detailed due diligence and appropriate contractual safeguards.
We also draft, review and negotiate individual licence agreements, franchise agreements and IP development and maintenance agreements for you where intellectual property forms a significant element of the transaction.
Our commercial team have years of experience working with clients to protect their intellectual property. Whether it is brand management or commercial agreements to protect IP, we can assist on registration issues, copyright and drafting key protective agreements.
We advise clients on all commercial and technical issues surrounding the creation and protection of information technology.
In corporate and commercial transactions our commercial team have carried out many due diligence and drafting exercises to protect buyers and sellers in relation to their IP and IT issues.
Our litigation team are experienced in advising our clients in litigation and other forms of dispute resolution to protect our clients’ proprietary rights.