Intellectual Property

Carey Olsen recognises that an idea, a brand, a concept or an image can give you that competitive edge.

Protecting that edge is vital so having a strong intellectual property (IP) strategy is key. We work with you to help you to develop and protect your innovation.

Clients come to us for advice on a full range of intellectual property issues, including licensing and copyright protection, holding IP rights offshore as well as IP aspects of corporate acquisitions and disposals, e-commerce and trusts. We regularly represent businesses looking to enforce their IP rights through arbitration, mediation and litigation.

From our strong links to policy makers and regulators to our role in shaping legal developments, we are uniquely positioned to guide you through the challenges and opportunities. This includes our role in developing and thereafter advising on Guernsey’s ground-breaking image rights legislation - a world first that allows you to register your image and to protect it to an unprecedented degree.

Additional services:

  • Advising start-ups
  • Funding or proposed acquisition advice
  • Infringement of a protected right 

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