Intellectual property

Coming up with ground-breaking ideas is rarely the result of a ‘eureka’ moment. It’s more likely to be through a sustained process of innovation, determination and investment.

Protecting your ideas commercially can be just as challenging, demanding a different form of intellectual agility. How do you protect your intellectual assets effectively, while still giving yourself enough flexibility to develop and bring them to market?

Advice that helps to achieve your objectives
It can seem a daunting problem, with more than one possible answer. And that’s where we can help. Our specialist IP&IT team deals with these vital issues day in, day out, so we have a firm grasp of the challenges, the opportunities and the solutions.

Our expertise covers:

  • brand protection
  • designs patents
  • trade secrets and know how
  • non disclosure and confidentiality
  • infringement
  • licensing
  • assignment
  • reputation management
  • social media

Protection for your profits

Last year, we filed more UK and CTM applications than anyone in the South West. Along the way, we were able to help a host of dynamic clients, including Arden International, St Austell Brewery, Zero Carbon Future, Singularis Digital and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Whatever your situation, our aim is to help you gain the protection you need to develop your ideas into commercial reality.

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    Ben Travers

    Partner and Head of IP and IT

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    Senior Associate

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    Practical commercial advice backed up by sound technical knowledge and systems, and no unpleasant fee surprises thanks to their clear and innovative pricing structures. A sound and reliable team across the board.

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