Intellectual Property

 

Businesses are increasingly aware of their place within the knowledge economy, and of the value of their intangible assets in content, trade secrets, innovations, designs and branding. We can help you develop, exploit, protect and defend your intellectual property rights in both the online and offline world without losing sight of your commercial objectives.

We advise on both contentious and non-contentious Intellectual Property matters across the entire IP lifecycle, from development and licensing to infringement disputes, our Intellectual Property specialists work with skill, passion and niche technical and commercial expertise.

We work with a wide variety of customers ranging from large quoted multinational corporates and online retailers, PLC’s, owner managed growth businesses and start-ups, as well as directors, company owners and private investors. We also have strong experience and in-depth presence and knowledge across a diverse range of sectors including: Creative, Digital & Media, Advertising, Marketing & PR, Science and Technology, ‘Big Data’, ICT, Retail (including e-commerce), and Property.

Our wide range of work includes:

  • Content advice (including advertising and marketing compliance, risk and reputation management)
  • Infringement and other disputes (including Domain Names and Social Media Profiles)
  • Purchase & Sale of IP and intangible assets
  • Licensing, Research & Development of IP and Collaboration agreements
  • Anti-counterfeiting strategies and Enforcement programmes
  • IPR Audits
  • Trade Mark and Design Registrations (and related disputes, including oppositions)

We can work hand in hand with any customer’s accountants and professional advisers to minimise valuable management time on dealing with legal matters and ensure a smooth, efficient, service provided and managed by senior and experienced lawyers. We are a trusted adviser; offering strategic, commercial, pragmatic and solutions-based advice in all areas of intellectual property law.

Our customers benefit from a partner-led. efficient, proactive, responsive and cohesive service from a dedicated team based across the UK, and through relationships with specialist advisors, professionals, attorneys and law firms across the EU and US.

Who to contact


Steve Kuncewicz

Steve Kuncewicz

Partner,
London, Manchester



Daniel Varney

Daniel Varney

Partner,
Manchester




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Intellectual Property Team

Stuart Evans

Stuart Evans

Partner,
London


Nick Gibbons

Nick Gibbons

Partner,
London


Steve Kuncewicz

Steve Kuncewicz

Partner,
London, Manchester


Daniel Varney

Daniel Varney

Partner,
Manchester


Related contacts


Steve Kuncewicz

Steve Kuncewicz

Partner,
London, Manchester


Daniel Varney

Daniel Varney

Partner,
Manchester