Designs are an often-overlooked form of IP protection. Where patents protect how something works and trade marks protect a brand, designs protect the appearance of a product and can be a cheaper, more immediate, form of protection.
By protecting your creations, we can help you to ensure you reap the benefit and prevent others from using and benefiting from your designs. From thought to paper, we specialise in helping you prepare views for your design application and work with you in enforcing or defending your registered design in the UK or EU.
Additionally, we can advise you on any automatic unregistered rights you may have including unregistered design rights and copyright, and how these can be utilised against a competitor or as a defence. Our services include: