Construction and infrastructure

The UK has some huge construction and infrastructure projects underway relating to energy, transport, waste, water, housing, regeneration and social infrastructure. These present opportunities for companies to produce innovative solutions to the infrastructure and construction challenges we’re faced with.

Moreover, the drive for the UK to become a low-carbon economy to tackle climate change presents innovators with the opportunity to tackle these challenges head-on. Challenges like load balancing on the power network to cope with the proliferation of electric vehicles, or the need to build more heat-efficient homes, require technical solutions which will have high commercial value to the industry as a whole.

It’s therefore vital that the IP you generate is protected, so that you receive the maximum reward for your endeavours.

How we can help

Our construction and infrastructure specialists are well-equipped to help guide you.

Recent examples of our work in this sector include:

  • Obtaining a granted patent in numerous territories for a novel method of insulating a building.
  • Assisting in the pursuit of patent protection for a method of removing contaminants from a contaminated site.
  • Advising on international trade mark protection around a product for use on construction equipment.
  • Helping to pursue patent protection for a cladding system with improved thermal efficiency.

If you’ve developed a product or process which can solve one or more of the technical problems currently posed by the construction and infrastructure sector, or if you need to pursue worldwide protection for trade marks covering your products or services, please get in touch.

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01908 666 645

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Case Studies

Case Study

SIG

Safer, more efficient external cladding

Our technical knowledge of the science behind the invention helped us to secure patent protection for SIG’s cladding.

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Case Study

SIG

Safer, more efficient external cladding

Our technical knowledge of the science behind the invention helped us to secure patent protection for SIG’s cladding.

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Case Study

Geely

Putting the brakes on a trade mark opposition

Find out what happened when we defended Geely Holding Group Co Ltd against a trade mark opposition from Ford Motor Company.

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Blogs

IP tips

26-10-2018

Patent Box — four considerations to secure tax relief on profits from patented products

You might be entitled to tax relief on profits earned from your patented inventions.

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Events

12-04-2019

Five ways to champion women in IP

Here are five things both men and women can do to improve diversity and encourage success in IP.

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Patents

05-04-2019

Dancing on a competitor’s grave — six considerations when buying patents from a dissolved company

There are key risks to consider before you look to acquire bargain patents from dissolved companies.

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Key people

Find out more about our team.

Milton Keynes

Leeds

Alan Fiddes

Managing Partner

Leeds

Leeds

Dr Jenny Smith

Patent Assistant

Cardiff

Cardiff

Nicole Cordy

Patent Attorney

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