Intellectual Property

Every business, whether you operate in a creative or innovative industry, or simply supply goods and services to customers, will own some form of intellectual property. For some, intellectual property rights will be the life-blood of the business and warrant the best protections which can be obtained. For others, protection may simply extend to the branding of your products or services.

In our experience, intellectual property is a very often overlooked and valuable resource. We believe it is vitally important that any business recognises the value of its intellectual property and where appropriate takes the necessary steps to identify, protect, exploit and prevent infringement of those rights.

In some cases, a failure to identify and protect your intellectual property rights at an early stage may ultimately see you losing your commercial advantage in the market place (for example by giving a spring board to a competitor who may not have been required to invest the same time and resource in developing an innovative product as you may have) or even losing your exclusive rights altogether.

Our specialist commercial lawyers can help you identify, protect, exploit and enforce your intellectual property rights. We can also manage your intellectual property portfolio to ensure that any renewal dates are not missed and all registrations are kept up to date. We will provide you with practical, commercial and professional advice tailored to your needs.

To find out more or to speak to someone, call 0151 236 8871, email or use our contact form.

Was this article helpful?

Call: 0151 236 8871 Email: Call: 0151 236 8871

Formations of LLPs

When you are considering forming a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) there are many things that you need to consider.

More info Link

Director Disqualification

Wrongdoing on the part of directors can also lead them to being disqualified by the court from being a director of, or involved in the management of, a limited company for a period between two and fifteen years.

More info Link

Disputes Over LLPs

However carefully and comprehensively a Partnership agreement has been drawn up, disputes between Partners sometimes arise.

More info Link

Mergers and Acquisitions

Whether you are looking to buy a small established business or are looking to branch out into new territories/areas through merger or acquisition, we have the knowledge and practical experience to advise you.

More info Link

Commercial Mediation

Mediation is an effective way to resolve disputes and can be used in commercial cases to help bring about a settlement and avoid potentially costly court cases.

More info Link


Billions of pounds are spent every year online - make sure you are trading securely and legally.

More info Link

Cross Option Agreements

Cross or double option agreements are available to partnerships as well as companies.

More info Link

Corporate Restructuring

A business may be struggling financially but may not require a formal insolvency procedure to help it survive.

More info Link

Commercial Contracts

In business, it is essential to ensure that your contracts are clear and watertight.

More info Link

Data Protection

Data Protection is a complex area of the law which will affect most businesses,

More info Link