Lawyers for Intellectual Property Disputes

Most businesses have intellectual property in their trading names and in the products and services they offer. They have spent a lot of money and time building a brand identity or innovations in their product ranges, so the last thing they want to happen is for a rival to take advantage of that by appropriating their creativity, skill and effort.


At Birkett Long, our Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys will help you protect and exploit your assets, but when things go wrong, we will guide you through the dispute process with clear, straightforward advice.

We know how important it is for you to have the appropriate and practical measures in place for the protection of your intellectual property.

Birkett Long’s lawyers have a great deal of experience in the development, licensing and protection of all forms of intellectual property, including:

  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Registered designs
  • Identification of the unregistered rights you hold
  • Drafting of appropriate contracts

We can also help with questions you may find yourself asking:

  • Do you need to protect your IP rights and confidential information?
  • Do you have confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements in place?
  • How do I protect my trade marks?
  • Have you been properly licensed or assigned the intellectual property you have purchased?
  • How can I seize the domain name of an entity which appears to be impersonating me?
  • How do I stop others from copying my innovative products?

Birkett Long has particular expertise in the drafting of contracts for the disposal (via assignment), licensing and franchising of intellectual property rights. 

If you would like further information please contact the team on 01206 217620. Visit business intellectual property solicitors for more information.

Dispute funding options

There are many ways to fund a dispute. Take a look at our 'funding litigation' page to view your options. 

Birkett Long has particular expertise in contracts for the assignment and licensing of intellectual property rights. Examples of these being manufacturing license agreements and companies wishing to licence, patent or design right technology.

Birkett Long also specialises in intellectual property registration. As well as having experience advising on the enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights including: patents, trade marks, registered designs and unregistered rights.

 

Birkett Long has particular expertise in contracts for the assignment and licensing of intellectual property rights, such as manufacturing license agreements and companies wishing to licence, patent or design right technology.

Birkett Long also specialises in intellectual property litigation and has experience advising on the enforcement and defence of disputes involving intellectual property rights including patents, trade marks, copyright and passing off.

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