Intellectual Property (IP) exists in many guises. Failure to secure adequate protection for your IP can be disastrous. Therefore, businesses should consider carrying out an IP audit in order to determine the IP owned by the business and any gaps in protection.
Did you know funding is available for IP Audits? Paul Cox, Head of IP, has put together a helpful Q&A for clients on IP audits, setting out what they are, who is eligible for funding and how to apply. Please click on the link below to take a look.
Paul Cox, partner and head of our intellectual property team, has put together a helpful Q&A for clients on Intellectual Property Audits. Intellectual Property (known as IP) exists in many guises and is protected in different ways. Some of these rights, such as confidential information, copyright and unregistered design rights will come into existence automatically and there is no real need to do anything. Other rights, such as registered designs, trade marks and patents, will need to be registered at the relevant registries around the world.