Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is the foundation upon which all creative industries are built and it is therefore at the core of almost everything we do at Lee & Thompson.

Whether you are a film maker, musician, tech entrepreneur or brand owner, one of the most important and valuable elements of your business will be the intellectual property that you create along the way. Understanding both the nature and scope of your intellectual property rights is absolutely key to your success and Lee & Thompson is perfectly placed to help navigate what can be a complex area.

We are experts in advising on how best to protect, monetize, exploit and enforce your intellectual property rights, across all industry sectors. From handling complex commercial transactions to dealing with instances of infringement, our lawyers are highly skilled and have a comprehensive knowledge of the industries in which our clients operate.  Our sector-focused expertise is second to none and enables us to go further than traditional legal services, by offering strategic commercial advice to ensure that you achieve the best possible outcome.

We advise on:

  • Copyright
  • Performers’ rights
  • Moral rights
  • Registered and unregistered trade marks
  • Design rights
  • Database rights
  • Intellectual property transactions
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Trade secrets and confidential information
  • Domain names