IP & Technology

Intellectual Property Rights (IP) are often the most valuable assets owned and commercialised by businesses, whether in the form of product designs, software or brand names. For decades the UK has played a leading role in developing and unifying IP protection across the EU, benefitting both businesses and consumers. Importance of IP to the UK economy… Read more »

Dispute Resolution

Intellectual Property (IP) is often the most important and valuable asset of a business. IP exists in many forms such as brand names, inventions, manufacturing processes, confidential information and product or industrial designs. Taking steps to identify IP assets and then protecting and enforcing the rights in these is vital to maintain and enhance their… Read more »

IP & Technology

The European Commission has published a position paper today setting out the main principles (or wish list) of the European Union on European wide intellectual property rights post Brexit. These are valuable assets such as EU trade marks, Community Design Rights and protected geographical indications, all of which at present have unitary protection across the EU member states. The… Read more »