Intellectual property disputes

Your intellectual property, whether it’s a design or a database, is a key business asset, so you need to protect it. We’ll show you how.

Advice on intellectual property disputes

Your business depends on all sort of assets, not least the technology you use and your other intellectual property, such as designs and databases. The success of your business depends on protecting these assets – so you’ll need clear and expert legal advice on how to secure all your intellectual property and makes sure it works for you and not somebody else.

Expert help is vital

You’ll need a solicitor who understands intellectual property law and litigation from top to bottom. Somebody who can help you manage and exploit your intellectual property, who can identify and explain the threats you may face, and who can help you take the right steps to protect yourself.

How we can help

Our commercial solicitors have in-depth knowledge and experience of intellectual property for all sorts of businesses. We work hand-in-hand with our litigation specialists on every kind of technical and specialist subject matter, such as:

  • Cyber squatting 
  • Domain name disputes 
  • Copyright on designs (including registered and unregistered design-right litigation) 
  • Databases (including database rights) 

We cover every angle 

We can help you deal with any challenge that may come your way, from setting up protection for intellectual property to enforcing those rights if they are infringed. Some of our recent work includes:

  • Claiming for copyright infringement of the text of an IT manual 
  • Breach of contract on the design of a website 
  • Domain names and unsatisfactory search engine optimisation levels 
  • Bringing claims for passing off 
  • Breach of copyright on unauthorised use of internet images 
  • Database protection and privacy law 

You are our priority

We also understand the commercial facts that underpin your business. So we make sure we negotiate contracts and agreements that secure your interests, protect your reputation and guard your investment.

You can trust in us

We build our service around the needs of your business. All our help and advice will be focused on securing a quick and efficient result that allows you to get on with day-to-day business.

We’ll give you our expert legal opinion based on what’ needs doing. You can be confident that we’ll always be open and honest with you, so you’ll always know exactly where you stand. 

What to do next

If you want to find out more, speak with one of our specialist litigation solicitors.

Call our Dispute Resolution & Litigation solicitors on...

0800 013 1165

...for an initial consultation, at no obligation, or fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will get in touch.

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Q: How can I contact Tees?

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Q: Is there parking at your office?

Yes, all of our offices have parking nearby. Our Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Saffron Walden offices have onsite parking. Our Royston office has free parking a short walk away.

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