We advise on a wide range of IP-related matters, including ideas, innovations, copyright, digital rights management, trade marks, design rights, know-how and trade secrets, advertising, domain names, technology, business model licensing, confidential information, creative works and brands. Correct management of IP rights is essential to brand protection and enhancing profitability and reputation.
IP is a continually developing area of law due to the constant innovation of digital technologies, the internet and social media and we enjoy working with you to identify the most advantageous IP strategy available. We offer expert guidance on the structuring of IP exploitation arrangements for the acquisition and disposal of IP assets and we take a commercial, pragmatic approach towards identifying the most profitable opportunities for you.
Our team is highly regarded for flexibility and responsiveness and we will listen carefully to develop an understanding of your IP needs and we will work closely with you and your other advisers to formulate the right strategy to take forward.
We can help you to best understand how to protect your IP assets. In appropriate circumstances, we work with specialist trademark and patent attorneys.
If issues arise and an IP-related matter becomes or is potentially contentious, such as domain name disputes, defamation and reputation management, third party infringement of your IP rights or you are accused of infringing someone else’s IP, we have experienced lawyers ready to help you to find pragmatic commercial and legal solutions.
Acquisition and Exploitation
If IP forms part of your growth strategy, we advise on acquisition of third-party IP rights, either on a standalone basis or as part of a business or share acquisition.
Whether you require strategic licensing and assignment agreements, content agreements or production and distribution agreements, our lawyers have vast experience successfully drafting, negotiating and advising on IP documentation designed to bring you best value.