Intellectual Property, Trade Marks & Designs

The importance of Intellectual Property

Your innovations, brands, creativity and creations are vital to your business. They set you apart from your competitors and add value to your brand. We can support you with the development, marketing and protection of these crucial assets.

Why work with us?

Our award-winning team offers specialist advice across the full spectrum of intellectual property law. Our lawyers are intellectual property specialists and are trusted by many household names to manage and protect their highly valuable brands and technology. The team includes both solicitors and chartered trade mark and design attorneys which enables us to provide a complete service for all your Intellectual Property matters, including the capture, commercialisation and protection of your Intellectual Property.

How we support our clients

In short, we support you with the development, marketing and protection of your IP. We pride ourselves in putting you at the centre of everything we do. We tailor our service to meet your needs. We advise clients throughout the whole IP life cycle from identifying and protecting your IP to commercialising your IP to enforcement.

Our services

We advise upon the full spectrum of intellectual property rights including:

  • patents
  • trade marks
  • copyright
  • designs
  • passing off
  • confidential information

We apply this specialist knowledge to support clients across the full spectrum of IP issues and scenarios.

Don’t just take our word for it

We act for a number of major brands and technology businesses to support them with their IP needs. Our skills and expertise have been recognised with the department winning the Intellectual Property award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards in 2019.

A number of our clients are long standing clients and we have been trusted by them to protect their valuable IP.

“Walker Morris’ IP Team are reliable and prompt in their advice given on the breadth of topics that the Provident Financial Group require in order to maintain its brand protection. The Team are friendly, approachable and are excellent at setting out all of the options available on any potential or existing intellectual property issues.” – Provident Financial Group

We trust the IP team to assist with the full ambit of brand protection and enforcement for the UGG® brand when dealing with infringing products. They understand the need for swift and firm action to protect our iconic brand and products.” – Deckers Brands (UGG®)

The department is also ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500.

Would you like to know more?

Read our Intellectual Property leaflet.

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