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Intellectual property

It’s vital to make sure you protect your ideas and investments, especially in today’s fast-moving marketplace. The team at Mills & Reeve has the expertise to make sure that you can get the most out of the advances that come out of your business or organisation.

With three partners and eight other lawyers, Mills & Reeve can offer up-to-date and practical advice that will allow you to fully exploit your intellectual property and have experience of advising politicians, venture capitalists, universities and public sector bodies.

As well as protecting your interests, the firm are also able to defend any claims of infringement made against you, help you form a coherent and robust strategy, assist you to get appropriate trade marks, registered designs or patents and help you facilitate working with others, including collaboration and research and development.

 They have a wide range of experience, including:

  • IP advisory work and ownership dispute
  • Start-ups and spin-outs
  • Trade mark portfolio management, including strategy and enforcement
  • Dispute resolutions
  • Patent infringement disputes
  • Technology licensing

Clients include the Aveva Group Plc, NHS Blood & Transplant, The Financial Conduct Authority, Bupa, Birmingham City University, Xaar plc, Signature Systems Inc, the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Press and Karndean International Limited.

‘Their advice challenged my assumptions while being in tune with the commercial necessities of our business’. — a client

Contact Isabel Napper or Alasdair Poore for more information.

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