The creation, exploitation and protection of Intellectual property rights are fundamental to the success of most of our clients. Whether you require assistance with transactions, dispute resolution or general advice, our team can help. We understand the role and importance of IPRs and our lawyers have long experience of helping clients to develop their rights across a wide range of industries including FMCG, telecoms, entertainment, digital services, pharmaceuticals and design.
“Harbottle & Lewis LLP’s strength lies in advising media, entertainment and technology sector clients.”
The Legal 500, 2012
As one of the few firms to advise on the full range of IPRs, we can advise you on issues ranging from rights creation, exploitation and protection to corporate investment, technical and creative innovation, trade secrets, confidential information and databases.
We can advise you on:
- Brand and image rights
- Enforcement and dispute resolution
- Anti-counterfeiting and piracy
- Trade mark filing and opposition
- Securing trade marks and passing off
- Domain name strategies and disputes
- Data and database rights
- Competition law
- Protection of technology and innovation
- Advertising and marketing issues
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UK Supreme Court
Representing the claimant in the first IP case to reach the UK Supreme Court, a complex multi jurisdictional copyright case.
Acting for a major mobile telecoms operator on a number of disputes.
Representing a multinational publishing house in relation to a wide variety of copyright and trade mark issues.