Intellectual Property

We provide advice on a broad range of intellectual property issues from the creation of IP rights through to their commercial exploitation and enforcement.  The  need for expert advice and properly drafted legal documents has assumed even greater importance as a result of the digital revolution and the emergence of information technology as an important sector in modern commerce.

We have the skills within our firm and the network contacts with specialist barristers and patent and trade mark attorneys  to ensure that essential issues involving IP rights are identified quickly and the solutions for protecting and exploiting those rights commercially are creative and cost effective. We advise on matters inc luding:

  • Drafting and enforceability of confidentiality agreements
  • Advising on the misuse of confidential information and know how
  • Drafting and advising on IP licensing agreements
  • Strutural advice on ownership of IP
  • Passing off and misleading or deceptive conduct
  • Copyright and software protection and enforcement
  • Trade mark protection and enforcement