We are experts in IP law. Our job is to deliver real value and get you the outcome you want. We provide trade marks, patents, designs, creative works, copyright, databases, digital and social media, know-how and innovation tax advice and registration services. We can also guide and help set your IP strategy and train your people to get the most out of your IP assets. We always think about your market and put your business objectives first.
Our specialist team is a mix of experienced Solicitors, plus Chartered Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. All of our IP Partners are ranked in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as Leading Individuals in the field.
We are experts in international UK and EU trade mark, designs and patents registration work; IP rights clearance and portfolio management; intellectual property research and development; contracts and licensing, IP orientated acquisitions and investment work; and intellectual property disputes and oppositions.
We enforce and defend intellectual property rights claims. We have an excellent track record in handling designs, copyright and trade mark disputes, opposition proceedings and Court cases.
Guidance on innovation taxes and IP ownership and licencing structuring and strategy.
Software or website developers, publishers, musicians, actors, artists, designers, architects, photographers, authors, media production companies, marketing agencies, anyone involved in the creative industries can call on our broad experience in helping de-risk, secure, exploit and protect copyright works, performing and authors' rights and on obtaining appropriate rights and permissions from othe
Due diligence to identify legal title issues and risk assess intellectual property owned and used by a business that our clients may want to invest in. Our patents service can conduct technological due diligence in certain fields, or introduce others who can.
Relevant ExperienceAll relevant experience
- How generational attitudes towards IP are impacting the law
- Ashfords LLP delighted to have IP client nominated for Walpole Brands of Tomorrow 2019
- Cheesy Taste - Part 2
- Brands Noise - September 2018
- What shape are we in? - Part 4
- Brands Noise - July 2018
- Top rankings for Ashfords LLP in the CITMA 2017 Trade Mark Filing Figures
- Impacts on EU Derived Database Rights
- Confidential Information: The Importance of NDAs