Our Intellectual Property specialists provide advice on all aspects of intellectual property protection and commercialisation. Our clients include precision manufacturing, satellite, eGaming and software development companies as well as multinational banks, entrepreneurs, real estate and media companies.

Our team provide advice on all aspects of the law including:

  • Creation of tax efficient structures to manage intellectual property
  • Use of trusts to assist in the tax efficient exploitation of intellectual property
  • Registration of intellectual property
  • Commercialisation and licensing arrangements – both hard and soft intellectual property
  • Intellectual property issues as they may affect business acquisitions and disposals
  • Software and website development agreements
  • IT development and maintenance agreements
  • IT outsourcing agreements
  • Publishing agreements
  • Intellectual property advice in the area of employment and consultancy contracts
  • Competition law
  • Data protection
  • Intellectual property audits
  • Intellectual property due diligence
  • Working together with our Dispute Resolution team, we also have significant experience in taking action against the infringers of intellectual property rights and in the conduct of passing-off actions.
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