Your IP is a valuable asset and it is important to maximise the value of IP to your business through licensing, acquisitions or disposals.
Our commercial and IP lawyers can advise you on all intellectual property transactions, including your most important and complex ones. We are well known as a leading practice for this speciality, particularly in regards to transactions with cross-border implications.
We will work closely with you to develop and commercialise portfolios of all kinds of intellectual property. For us, the focus is on creating and protecting value for you. We always seek to understand the commercial backdrop affecting your business and then use our experience and legal knowledge to advise on the best means of achieving your objectives.
We are widely recognised for our significant expertise and in-depth knowledge in the strategic protection and commercialisation of intellectual property.
- Advice on transactions and agreements relating to all forms of intellectual property, including acquisition, disposal and licensing;
- Advice on intellectual property holding structures and re-structuring;
- Joint ownership and commercialisation agreements, often in the context of the development of rights and split commercialisation;
- Protocols for management of intellectual property, including jointly owned portfolios or pools of property;
- Related agreements such as research and development agreements, confidentiality undertakings, and various contracts and practical arrangements for protecting know-how;
- Franchising, merchandising, sponsorship and other forms of brands-related transactions;
- Image rights advice and endorsement agreements for clients in the sports space;
- Advice on other forms of intellectual property exploitation such as broadcasting or streaming.
Meet the team
Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property
Data Protection & Privacy
Commercial, Intellectual Property
Brexit and Intellectual Property: one month on
Charlotte looks at the impact of Brexit on intellectual property one month on
IP in a Pod: Social Media
What IP issues surround the use and protection of hashtags, memes, GIFs and stickers?
Nick White quoted in International Adviser on the scope for musical royalties to be the latest investment craze
Remote hearings in the COVID-19 era: another new normal?
Charlotte and Simon look at remote hearings in the COVID-19 era
To post, or not to post?
Following the ECJ’s recent ruling, re-posting of a photograph is likely to require the authorisation of the copyright owner.
Gaining the Advantage – Sport, Tech and the Law 2017
An overview of our gaining the advantage event which covered the converging issues between sport, technology and law.
UK Supreme Court crushes Trunki appeal
The Supreme Court has today (9th March) handed down its first judgment in relation to Community Registered Designs.
Brand Rights in Property Developments
In a recent High Court decision, the owners of the Canary Wharf Estate were denied trade mark protection for the name CANARY WHARF.
H&M loses nine year invalidity battle
The high street retailer H&M has lost its appeals to the EU General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Life Sciences Legal Review - Spring/Summer 2013
Welcome to our first Life Sciences Legal Review.
Life Sciences Legal Review - Spring 2014
Welcome to our second Life Sciences Legal Review.
IP Newsletter - November 2014
The November edition of “IP Newsletter” – the intellectual property law update from Charles Russell Speechlys' Intellectual Property team
IP Bulletin - February 2014
Welcome to the IP Bulletin. We hope you find the newsletter below useful and informative.