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Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets

Copyright, Designs, Patents, and Trademark Protection

This covers computer programs, copyrights, designs, merchandise marks, patents, trademarks, and trade names, and all other rights resulting from intellectual activity in the artistic, industrial, literary or scientific fields.

Registered and unregistered intellectual property rights; Trade Secrets

Protection and defence of both registered and, in some cases unregistered intellectual property rights and interests. This includes rights in respect of literary, artistic and scientific works; performances of performing artists, phonograms and broadcasts; inventions in all fields of human endeavor; scientific discoveries; industrial designs; trademarks, service marks and commercial names and designations; and protection against unfair competition.

Passing off

Assizes has expertise in passing off actions and in intellectual property law.

Intellectual Property Rights Protection for the Entertainment and Sports Industries

We advise, represent and negotiate deals and contracts for actors, actresses, artists, artistes, authors, models, musicians, as well as sportsmen and women. As intellectual property experts, we advise, defend and protect copyrights, royalties and trademarks. Assizes also negotiates licensing for use of published or recorded works abroad, and protects and defends against piracy within and outside the country.