Intellectual Property Advice

Protect your Intellectual Property

Without proper protection and ownership over your ideas and brands, your business cannot realise their full value.

Free, general intellectual property advice

Free one-to-one advice sessions are available via Business West and also through our free business support service. 

Useful information is also available online via the Intellectual Property Office and the British Library’s Business and IP Centre.

Specialist IP support

Get in touch with a local IP specialist attorney firm to take advantage of a free 30 – 60 minute initial consultation, either by telephone or in person.  This consultation can help you understand the difference between trademarks, patents, registered designs, copyright and design right, and can help you identify the next steps for your business.  Local attorney firms are:

Abel & Imray LLP: Particular areas of expertise: domain names, University spin-offs, gaming and betting, pharma / veterinary / chemical, charities.

Handsome I.P Ltd: Covering all sectors, but with particular expertise in engineering, sciences, software development and telecomms.

EIP Europe LLP: EIP has a range of practice groups covering all technology groups.

Bromhead Johnson: One of the longest-established firms in the U.K.