Intellectual Property

On major transactions, you need lawyers that can resolve difficult IP, data and commercial issues quickly and globally. We’ve advised on many of the biggest and most IP-heavy deals worldwide – including in M&A, IPOs and re-structurings.

And if you need to assert or defend your rights in court, we can help. We have a leading patent litigation practice across the key jurisdictions of the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. We regularly co-ordinate cases across several countries. We’ve run some of the world’s most high-profile cases, particularly in tech and pharma.

Intellectual Property

Brand protection

Companies developing new products, or changing the presentation of existing product portfolios, face serious branding challenges, particularly when planning a promotional campaign.


Creative companies are facing an increase of ‘copy and paste’ infringements by competitors. We are well-known for helping clients with the copyright protection challenges.

Cyber security

Our cyber security team examines the legal and commercial issues raised by cyber crime, whether fraud or theft of sensitive data, commercial or state-sponsored espionage

Data protection and privacy

Managing customer and employee data is a major risk issue for businesses, particularly as regulators and consumers become more vigilant.

Information technology

Our information technology (IT) practice covers both contentious and non-contentious matters and spans our international network.

Intellectual property

Our international IP and technology team takes a practical approach to helping clients defend their businesses and enforce their rights.

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