The world of manufacturing is ever evolving, resulting in a continuous improvement of both manufacturing methods and product design.
We have many years of experience in protecting such innovations for corporate clients and startups, spinouts and SMEs operating in both high volume and low volume manufacturing sectors. Our breadth of experience in a wide range of technologies and product types, from pharmaceuticals to concretes, and from MEMS devices to the automotive sector, ensures that our team will be up to speed with the challenges facing your industry.
Strategies for safeguarding innovation in manufacturing include protecting rapid prototyping developments, product features that are designed for manufacture or assembly, process improvements, developments in manufacturing plant and equipment and the “blue sky” concepts that enable the products of tomorrow. Intellectual property rights that require protection may include not just patents, but also other rights such as trade marks and industrial designs.
Our attorneys can help you to assess your options and select the appropriate strategy. We can then implement your chosen option rapidly to secure your rights in a fast moving marketplace.