Ideas, techniques and know-how can lie at the heart of a business. Pinsent Masons' international intellectual property team is dedicated to helping you to protect those intangible valuables that help you to stand out from your competitors.
Copyright is an extremely valuable, often unrecognised or misunderstood right which protects a whole range of original materials including written materials, software, artistic materials, music and dramatic works. It arises automatically without the need for registration in most countries and protects these materials from unauthorised copying. It is essential in business to identify such rights,...
The know how gained and information held within a business is one of a company's most valuable assets. Database rights can protect these assets.
Our intellectual property team are experts in the field of design law which, in essence, covers the appearance of any product or the shape or configuration of any article.
We see patents as a business tool. Our dedicated team of patent specialists advise clients from a range of industries on how to: secure market exclusivity for their inventions; access new markets through licensing technologies or challenging blocking patents; and, maximise the value of their innovation through strategic patent portfolio management and exploitation.
Trade Marks represent the reputation of your business, the quality of your products and services and your expertise and knowledge. They are valuable assets and it is essential that they are properly managed, protected and exploited.