Intellectual Property

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Intellectual property law is a vital tool in the creation and protection of dynamic business assets and our intellectual property practice combines dedicated IP specialists and lawyers experienced in IP litigation.

We undertake all types of intellectual property advice including:

  • International trade mark filings
  • Brand clearance – from "identical-hit" screening searches to co-ordination of larger clearance projects
  • Ghana Registered General trade mark office opposition, invalidity and revocation actions and assistance with the preparation of tailored, pertinent evidence
  • Trade mark, design, patent and copyright infringement matters
  • Intellectual property licensing, including complex co-partnering issues and franchising
  • Advertising, marketing/promotions and sponsorship (on and off-line)
  • Data protection and Privacy issues
  • Brand co-existence, delimitation and brand-sharing agreements
  • Intellectual property assignment, audit and acquisition projects
  • Handling of large, complex and high profile intellectual property disputes that cross borders
  • Intellectual property infringement on the Internet including domain name arbitrations
  • Domain name policy and the protection of rights mechanisms on the Internet
  • Patent matters including assignments and licensing, infringement and validity issues
  • Breach of confidence actions
  • Search and Seizure Orders