IP and IT / Intellectual Property

Our experience in IP and IT / Intellectual Property

  • acting for investor clients (including Balderton Capital, Accel Partners and Edge Investments) on the intellectual property aspects of their investments into technology and other companies
  • advising several start-up companies on the protection and enforcement of their intangible assets (in the face of limited funds)
  • conducting assessments or ‘audits’ of the intellectual property assets of a range of clients in preparation for an investment or sale
  • advising a major UK construction company on all intellectual property aspects relating to a new invention (from legal and practical measures to adopt to keep the invention secret, to protection, to exploitation)
  • acting for the owner of a large UK events venue on its sponsorship deal with Barclaycard
  • acting as trade mark counsel to brand owners across industry sectors (including Wow Food and Drinks, ProtecX Medical, Privitar and Teach Tennis International), and advising on routine clearance, filing, prosecution and enforcement work, and general day-to-day management of trade mark portfolios
  • advising a municipal company of a government agency on the ownership, protection and licensing of its trade marks and other IP in the context of its participation in a joint venture with EDF Energy