Technology, communications and media

Advances in technology, telecommunications and media have changed our lives significantly over the last 30 years. Our thirst for data shows no sign of being quenched as we look for more content, more quickly on our computers, tablets and mobile devices. The constant desire for more, readily available content means that this is a sector where technology is constantly evolving. Our attorneys have the expertise and experience to understand this sector from both a technological and commercial perspective. This means that we can provide robust and informed IP procurement, guidance and enforcement strategies in addition to straightforward, commercially focused advice in an environment which does not stand still.

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Electronics and telecoms

Electronics and telecoms is relevant to almost everything across the western world. The sector has experienced significant growth over recent years, and is about to develop further with the advent of the fifth generation (5G) network. This is set to drastically increase data transmission and consumption, fundamentally progressing the already digital world we live in.

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Software

Software development is inherently creative as reflected by the variety of software-specific IP opportunities and threats. The different business models, from Open Source to Closed Source, and competitors ranging from this week’s start-up to established titans, affects greatly what is best for you.

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Case Studies

Case Study

Anonymous creative agency

lient can't pay? We'll take it away...

Find out how an understanding of IP rights helped a creative agency get paid for its work after its client refused to pay.

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Case Study

Colour Tone Masterbatch Ltd

A masterstroke in plastic recycling

We secured global patent protection for a new black colourant for plastics which will enable more to be recycled using infrared sorting technology.

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Case Study

Mr Bingo

A full house for Mr Bingo

We found a creative, alternative way to resolve a copyright infringement dispute using the power of Instagram.

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Our blogs

Insights from our expert attorneys related to technology, communications and media.

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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Copyright

31-01-2019

Copyright in gaming — why is everyone suing Fortnite?

Find out why Fortnite's success has sparked several high-profile legal battles over popular dances.

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Senior Patent Attorney

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Patent Assistant

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Patent Attorney

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