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Intellectual Property Contracts

IP rights can be one of the most valuable business assets. As a result, protecting your intellectual property is essential.

The term covers patents, trade marks, copyright, designs and confidential information, whilst some areas need to be formally registered to be protected, other rights exist automatically.

Our solicitors will work with you to identify risks and opportunities associated with your intellectual property, creating a plan to effectively manage risks and take advantage of opportunities and swiftly resolve any problems related to the exploitation and infringement of your intellectual property.

Why use Rotheras for Intellectual Property Contracts?

Our team can draft and advise you on research and development agreements, trade mark registrations, assignments, royalty-based licences and agency and distribution agreements.

We have experience of working with all sizes of businesses, from sole traders and start-ups to large multinational companies in various industries.

We will be transparent from the start about our fees and the timescales involved.

You will be assigned a dedicated, qualified team member who will work with you throughout to reach your objectives.

We will advise you on all the options available to you, so you feel well-informed and able to reach the right decision for you.

If any disputes arise in relation to your intellectual property we can help you to reach a resolution.

We can work with our other commercial departments to provide you with a full service, ensuring that we are able to meet all your desired objectives and outcomes.

We can help you with:

  • Confidential information, trade marks, patents, copyright, designs
  • Dispute Resolution relating to intellectual property
  • Advertising
  • Trade mark opposition, cancellation and revocation
  • Website domain names
  • Intellectual property licences and transfers
  • Personal data, privacy and image rights
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