We understand that our clients’ most valuable assets are often their intellectual property, products and technology. We offer our clients the complete range of legal services for enforcing, defending, commercializing, exploiting and acquiring all types of intellectual property, including patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. We tailor our strategies based on our clients’ needs, and give practical advice with respect to asserting, defending against, or settling intellectual property claims. We have significant experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating transactions that include mergers and acquisitions; licenses and cross-licenses; strategic collaborations, corporate partnerships and joint ventures; technology arrangements; manufacturing agreements, supply and distribution agreements; commercial transactions; research and development agreements; marketing and promotion agreements; consulting and services agreements; and outsourcing.
In addition, we help our clients evaluate and manage intellectual property risks; provide strategic advice on intellectual property protection and enforcement programs; work with clients in the restructuring of intellectual property assets; and help guide companies through branding and licensing strategies. We offer our clients commercially astute, practical guidance in all fields of intellectual property and give a flexible, responsive service which remains industry focused and dedicated. We believe that litigation can be avoided in many intellectual property disputes, but do not shy away from taking litigious action where unavoidable and will swiftly and effectively resolve any intellectual property issues faced by our clients.
We are able to assist your business with astute, practical advice on the following intellectual property law matters:
- Trademarks (Service Marks and Word Marks)
- Passing Off
- Enforcement issues
- Brand protection
- Obtaining interim orders
- Data Protection and privacy
- Cross jurisdictional issues
- New businesses start up protection
Together with our complementary expertise in corporate, finance, tax and restructuring matters, our intellectual property practice offers a seamless, integrated approach to anticipate and meet our clients’ diverse needs.