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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Our blogs

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

Patents

10-10-2018

Road to Zero — the movement towards low-emission vehicles

How we can reduce carbon emissions from road transport in the UK?

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IP tips

03-10-2018

​Should I trade mark my business name?

Four key considerations to help you decide whether you should trade mark the name of your business.

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Industry news

01-10-2018

Preview of updated EPO Guidelines for Examination for computer-implemented inventions

Get a preview of the new CII guidelines set to come into effect on 1 November 2018.

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Our people

Leeds

Dr Andrew Alton

Partner
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Cardiff

Dr Cerian Jones

Partner
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Newcastle

Ian Byworth

Partner
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Newcastle

Dr Jocelyn Retter

Patent Attorney

Newcastle

Leeds

Dr Nick Burton

Senior Patent Attorney
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Newcastle

Dr Paul Dakers

Trainee Patent Attorney

Cardiff

Dr Terence Broderick

Patent Attorney

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