Intellectual Property Solicitors
Your intellectual property is a significant asset and protecting it is key to maintaining your business’ value and competitiveness. Fail to protect your IP and your business and its reputation could suffer.
Our expert intellectual property solicitors can help you take all the necessary steps to protect your IP and resolve disputes that threaten your brand and creative vision. Our expertise covers:
- Advising, drafting and negotiating IP arrangements and transactions for software developers, e-learning consultancies and others.
- Legal issues in licensing and protection of different types of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyright, designs and database rights.
IP can be a difficult concept to navigate and our experienced team will manage all aspects of protection and the risks to be aware of. Our team includes a number of intellectual property specialists, including Chris Gleeson, who has previous experience at a leading intellectual property law firm and now utilises his skills for the benefit of our business clients. Our team also includes highly experienced commercial litigation lawyer, Paul Harrington, who is a Law Society Accredited Civil Mediator.
Speak to our intellectual property lawyers in Sussex now
Why choose Griffith Smith for intellectual property advice?
Decades of experience
Our commercial law team have decades of combined experience working with businesses, professional individuals and other stakeholders such as investors across all sectors. We can offer a tried-and-tested approach based on years of past successes – we know exactly what works and what options are available to achieve your commercial goals.
Bespoke, commercially-focused solutions
Our approach is firmly based on exploring solutions which are right for your business and the commercial realities in which it operates. We take the time to get you know you, your employees and your business goals; we then tailor our advice to set you on the right path to achieve your aims.
Exceptional client care
Our success is not just defined by the results we produce. Providing the highest quality of client care is of huge importance to our team. We want your experience with us to be as smooth and comfortable as possible. We achieve this by providing regular updates, always making ourselves available to discuss your case and ensuring we progress your case as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
Our intellectual property law expertise
Our IP solicitors can help with all matters relating to intellectual property, trademarks and branding, including strategy advice and help resolving intellectual property disputes. Our expertise covers:
- Intellectual property strategy – putting in place the right internal policies and procedures for developing and protecting intellectual property. Providing advice about IP law, helping you develop goals and explore all options for achieving those goals
- Trademarks – protecting your brand and designs in the UK and internationally
- Copyright law – for example, registering copyright in overseas jurisdictions;
- Buying, selling, licensing and franchising your intellectual property.
- Enforcing your intellectual property rights
Our approach to resolving intellectual property disputes
IP disputes can be highly disruptive to your business, threatening its unique position within the market and putting your reputation at risk. Our role is to take the weight of handling a complex dispute off your shoulders, allowing you to focus on running your business.
We take a pragmatic approach to helping individuals and businesses work through intellectual property disputes. As experienced negotiators, we have a strong track record of helping clients come to amicable agreements out-of-court, using cost-effective alternative dispute resolution methods such as commercial mediation and arbitration where appropriate. Our team includes Law Society Accredited Civil Mediator, Paul Harrington, who is on hand to assist you.
We are also fierce litigators and are not afraid to help you take your dispute all the way to achieve the best possible outcome. We can provide practical advice about starting or defending intellectual property claims in court, including honest advice about your prospects for success and helping you balance the costs of litigation with the possible benefits.