Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights, sometimes referred to as IP or IPR, can play a vital role in your business and understanding, protecting and exploiting that IPR is crucial to your continued success.

Like other types of property, intellectual property can be bought and sold. You can also allow others to use your IPR by granting them a licence in return for a fee.

At Furley Page we understand that your business’ brand, reputation and image can form some of its most valuable assets.

We can guide you through the IPR considerations in your commercial contracts and we can help you to understand your options if you are the victim of infringement or find yourself in a dispute.

IPR and the business life cycle

We advise businesses at all stages of the business life cycle from entrepreneurs, to start-ups looking to protect their intellectual property.  Our clients include SME’s and multinationals planning to generate income from their intellectual property rights.

Our specialist team of expert lawyers deal with all aspects of intellectual property, including:

  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Design rights
  • Patents
  • Confidential Information
  • Database rights
  • Passing off and unfair competition

Our lawyers can work with you to help you identify your IPR and guide you through the process of protecting it. We have extensive experience in preparing commercial agreements and the documents necessary to assign, licence and exploit your IPR.

If you find yourself in a dispute we take a practical approach to working with you, we consider the commercial as well as the legal aspects of the dispute. We regularly advise both Claimants and Defendants on:

  • trademark infringement
  • passing off
  • copyright disputes

Why choose Furley Page for advice on intellectual property

Where disputes cannot be resolved by negotiation or through mediation, court proceedings may become necessary.

Our lawyers are experienced in dealing with damages claims, injunctions and orders for delivery up in the High Court, Patents County Court and the County Courts throughout England and Wales as well as the European Courts.

Intellectual Property services

Copyright »

Trademarks »

Design rights »

Patents »

Confidential information »

Passing off and unfair competition »

Database rights

IPR may protect databases. Provided there has been a substantial investment in obtaining, verifying or presenting the contents of the database, it will be protected by a database right. Database rights will be infringed if the whole or a substantial part of a database is extracted without consent.

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