Ed Sheeran's recent success in defending a claim of copyright infringement before the High Court of England & Wales has highlighted key differences between the rights granted by copyright and registered trade marks.
Ashfords' intellectual property team has for the second year running been recognised in the World Trademark Review 1000 publication. The team was acknowledged as providing comprehensive and realistic advice, at a reasonable rate, giving clear, risk-based options. Partners Carl Steele and Clare Jackman were also listed as Recommended Individuals.
Whether you are designing a confidential new product, developing a new design, engineering, manufacturing or industrial technique, a brand new way of doing business, or simply a better way of doing what others in your industry have done the same way for years, no business wants to see someone else take unfair advantage of their ideas, efforts and expense.
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