Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is one of the major assets of a business and needs to be protected as well as exploited in the right manner.

What we can do for you

We have experience in dealing with the following aspects of intellectual property:

  • identification of patentable products and processes, and enforcement of patent rights;
  • advice on registration of trademarks and trademark infringement proceedings;
  • copyright protection;
  • protection of designs and unregistered design rights;
  • protection of know-how, show-how and trade secrets;
  • drafting software and software development agreements and hardware contracts;
  • data protection and freedom of information;
  • collaboration agreements and research and development agreements;
  • employee issues in the intellectual property field - confidentiality agreements, restrictive covenants and ownership of intellectual property;
  • commercial agents regulations and distribution agreements;
  • royalty and licensing agreements.

Find out more about our annual domain name privacy and renewal services and our annual trade mark notification and audit service.

Contacts

 David Beveridge (Managing Director) db@macdonaldhenderson.co.uk