The issues surrounding intellectual property impact a number of industries across the sports, media, and gaming, creative industries, life sciences, leisure and entertainment sectors especially its convergence with interactive, digital and online platforms.
In today’s Global Market, the protection of innovative ideas has become an essential tool for the progress and profitability of any commercial enterprise. We advise and assist clients with mining IP audits and clearances, searches, protection, use and enforcement of trademarks (community trademarks), copyright, patents (PCT), design,
trade secrets, licensing, labelling, anti counterfeiting, domain name disputes, cybersquatting etc.
- IP audits and due diligence
- brand clearances
- portfolio management
- trade mark and passing off litigation
- contentious Registry proceedings
- trade libel and malicious falsehood
- trade secret misappropriation
- comparative advertising
- competition and restraint of trade
- domain name recovery and company name disputes
- enforcement programmes
- distribution and agency arrangements