Intellectual property, put simply, is the product of original thought and endeavour. It’s what sets your business apart from your competition. And, if you’re innovative or have a strong brand, IP can generate significant income, and increase how much your business is worth. But, the difficulty can be knowing where to start – particularly if you’re a start-up or SME. Understanding what IP is – and how it’s valuable to you – is really important, and it all starts with getting the basics right.
We advise on all areas of intellectual property law – from international brand strategy and protection to IP exploitation and dispute resolution. We’ll ensure you protect what’s yours and help you exploit its true value.
We provide specialist IP management advice. We will work within your budget to ensure you are afforded the best protection possible, focussing always on returning value to your business.
IP disputes happen. We handle them pragmatically and commercially – whether that involves seeking emergency injunctions from the Court or adopting a more conciliatory approach such as mediation.
We work on claims involving:
We regularly conduct IP cases in the Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court (IPEC) and High Court. We also represent clients in proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property office.
Building and protecting your IP portfolio is largely a pointless exercise unless value is extracted from it. We can help you maximise the value of your IP and derive as must revenue from it as possible. –
An IP audit gives you a tailored assessment of your business’ IP to help you develop the right management strategies. If you’re an innovative or high growth SME, your success might depend on maximising your IP’s value.
How can I apply?
To be considered for an IP audit, you need to get in touch with one of the IPO Partners’ business support schemes, who’ll let you know whether it’s applicable to your business. They’ll then manage and submit your application, and you’ll be able to choose an IP professional to conduct your audit.
How can Capital help?
We’re IP professionals, so we can conduct the audit for you. We’ll help with:
We’ll also discuss our recommendations with you after the audit – free of charge – in a one-hour meeting.
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