Protecting your ideas is paramount when developing an invention or design

By knowing and understanding your Intellectual Property rights you can ensure that you are safeguarding your creativity effectively.

IP consists of four main areas: copyright, trademarks, patents and registered designs.

Businesses of any size can be at risk of IP infringement, therefore ensuring you have the right form of protection is worth the time and effort, and it’s easier than you think!

We can give you basic IP information and signpost you to your next move. Visit us today or book a one-to-one appointment.

Ways we can help...

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Copyright

Copyright protects a wide range of creative works – literary, artistic and musical, as well as most recordings and broadcasts,

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Trade Marks

Trade marks protect your brand – examples could include your trading name, the name of your products or services, or

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Patents

Patents protect inventions – how things work. They can add real long-term value to your business, enabling you to protect

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Designs

Registered Designs protect the appearance of your product – this could be the shape or configuration of your product, or

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Further Help

Here you’ll find a wealth of resources to help build your understanding of intellectual property and how you can protect

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