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Compensation of Inventors According to the Principles of the German Compensation Guidelines

Type (lump sum or instalments) and amount of compensation are determined by an agreement between the employer and employee. The calculation of a...

Confidentiality

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Often you may wish to tell other people about your invention, for example if you are trying to license or...

Copyright in Trade Marks

When a trade mark contains or consists of a logo, it is likely that there is copyright in the trade mark. If so, it is important that the trade mark...

Industrial Copyright

Some countries offer copyright protection to the design (i.e. the appearance) of industrial articles, such as household appliances, tools, electrical...

Introduction to Technology Licensing

The aim of this page is merely to give a basic introduction to the concept of intellectual property licensing and to outline some of the points which...

Inventorship and Ownership

Any person who invents patentable technology is by default entitled to the rights in any patent granted in respect of that technology. When filing a...

IP Audits

It is an often underappreciated fact that virtually every business generates Intellectual Property (IP).  Recognising that and identifying the IP...

IP Due Diligence

The Intellectual Property (IP) owned by a company is often one of its key assets. Conversely, if a company does not have the freedom to run its...

Joint Applicants or Co-owners of IP

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Sometimes you may wish to apply for (or to own) an intellectual property right (e.g. patent,...

Legal Services & Dispute Resolution

Our care of our clients' intellectual property portfolios does not stop at obtaining trade mark and design registrations and prosecuting patent...

Licences of Right

This page explains the consequences of a UK patent before the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and a German patent before the German Patent...

Licensing

This page is intended as an introduction to the special considerations that apply in the licensing of brands or trade marks. Trade mark licensing can...

Software Copyright

Computer software, more specifically the program code, is protected by copyright as a ""literary work"". There may also be other types of copyright...

Trade Marks: Licensing

This page is intended as an introduction to the special considerations that apply in the licensing of brands or trade marks. Trade mark licensing can...

Transfer of IP

If you have acquired or transferred intellectual property rights, e.g. patents, trade marks and/or designs, you should be aware that there are...

UK Stamp Duty on Transfers

UK Stamp Duty on Transfers Executed on or after 16th March 1999 and before 28th March 2000

Stamp duty is no longer payable on documents executed...

Our People

Our IP specialists work at all stage of the IP life cycle and provide strategic advice about patent, trade mark and registered designs, as well as any IP-related disputes and legal and commercial requirements.

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