Intellectual Property Laws
"The intellectual property situation is bad and getting worse. To be a programmer, it requires that you understand as much law as you do technology."
- Eric Allman
The world today is a smaller place thanks to disruptive technology. Everyday there are new and unique works of science and art that come to the fore. These are results of not only talent but also a lot of diligence and patience. But, how protected is any of these works from someone who seeks to gain from these unwarranted? Answer to this question lies with the creator or the owner of that intellectual property. To safeguard IPR pertinent laws must be used. There are many laws that seek to fight the menace of IPR infringement, etc.
The practise is led by our highly-experienced Partner in Intellectual Property law who, combined with her multi-sector experience covers every aspect of the IP Practice spectrum such as:
Prosecution: Trademark, Patent, Copyright & Designs.
Business transactions: Structuring, licensing, franchising, joint-ventures, mergers & acquisitions, IP audits / Due Diligence.
Litigation: Including enforcement / anti-piracy, domain name disputes.