Intellectual Property

We work closely with leading multinational and domestic companies to protect, enforce and monetise the commercial value of their intellectual property rights both in a national as well as international context. Our industry sector expertise includes banking, telecommunications, media and technology.

Our service includes advice on the registration, protection and assignment (in support of mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings) of trademarks, patents, copyrights, and registered designs. We also conduct or advise in litigation concerning any disputes which may arise, including questions of ownership, validity and infringement.

We also advise with respect to matters involving agency, distribution, franchising, sponsorship and other licensing agreements, as well as the related competition issues that arise.

Notable intellectual property experience includes: