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Your intellectual property (IP) is a key asset of your business. You need to protect it, and often that means acting fast when it comes to IP infringements before the damage is done. But you're also concerned about maximising your revenue, which requires effective IP portfolio strategies and longer-term thinking.

By working with Gowling WLG, you can be sure that your patents, trademarks, brands, copyrights and other intangible assets are both secure and delivering on their potential. We'll make sure that you use your IP rights in a way that adds value to your business. That means seeing your challenges from both a legal and economic perspective.

We're home to one of the strongest and most focused IP practice groups worldwide, with offices on the ground in Germany and in many other major jurisdictions. We have offices in every major jurisdiction with a future division of the UPC (Paris, Munich and London) and we are deeply familiar with many of the judges who will be active in the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Equally, we are aware of the subtle cultural differences across all jurisdictions.

Areas we cover include:

  • Contentious and contractual IP matters
  • Copyrights
  • Counterfeit
  • Database rights
  • Dispute resolution
  • Fraud
  • IP audits
  • Licensing
  • Patent litigation
  • Portfolio advice
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Product piracy
  • Trademarks
  • Unfair competition
  • Unitary patents

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Combining in-depth technical expertise with broad sector experience, we're passionate about securing you intellectual property rights. Talk to us now to start protecting your assets.