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Intellectual Property Disputes

Whether you are defending a claim or looking to bring a claim to protect your own intellectual property, this can be a complex process. Our experienced lawyers will be able to guide you through the process and to provide you with clear and concise advice on your options and how to achieve your objectives.

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Intellectual Property Disputes

Whether you are defending a claim or looking to bring a claim to protect your own intellectual property, this can be a complex process. Our experienced lawyers will be able to guide you through the process and to provide you with clear and concise advice on your options and how to achieve your objectives.

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Passing Off

Many businesses may not realise that certain rights need to be registered to qualify for IP protection such as trade marks. Unregistered rights can nevertheless still potentially be protected through claims in passing off.

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Passing Off

Many businesses may not realise that certain rights need to be registered to qualify for IP protection such as trade marks. Unregistered rights can nevertheless still potentially be protected through claims in passing off.

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Trademark Registration and Infringement

Our specialist trade mark solicitors will work with you to develop a strategy to protect your brand. If a third party has used your trade mark without your consent and has “jumped on your brand wagon” then we can help you to enforce your trade mark rights.

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Copyright

Copyright is an intellectual property protection which arises automatically in certain circumstances. Our intellectual property solicitors can help you identify the copyright  in your business and advise on ownership, licensing and copyright infringement.

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FAQs

What is intellectual property?

Intellectual property exists in something which is typically created, such as an invention, story, photograph or brand name. Intellectual property rights include patents, trade marks, designs, confidentiality and trade secrets.

Is Intellectual property registered or unregistered?

It depends. In the UK some rights such as copyright arise automatically, whereas trade marks and patents for example, need to be applied for.

What intellectual property exists in my business?

We are happy to conduct an intellectual property audit of your business to establish what intellectual property exists. We can then advise and work with you to make sure that such intellectual property is protected to the fullest extent.

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