The aristocratic singer and TV star Bo Bruce has won a court battle against her brother Thomas Brudenell-Bruce, Viscount Savernake, over their inheritance after their mother died. Bruce, whose full title is Lady Catherine Anna Brudenell-Bruce, was a runner up on the TV series, The Voice and has had chart success with the top 10
Intellectual Property & Technology Disputes
We understand that in the modern-day, intellectual property is integral to a business and can often be the business’s most valuable asset. We can help if your intellectual property rights are being infringed, or if you need help to defend a claim against you or your business.
Talk to one of our friendly and experienced team on 01582 514000
We assist clients to protect their rights quickly and effectively through clear practical advice, robust correspondence including cease-and-desist letters, and injunctive proceedings where necessary.
We act for claimants and defendants and assist with:-
- Trademark infringement;
- Patent infringement;
- Copyright issues;
- Brand issues and passing off;
- Design rights; and
- Other IP issues
We also act for a number of software companies in relation to disputes, injunctions, IP rights, and regularly advise clients on technology-based issues.
Our recent experience includes:-
- Advising a cosmetics company on a passing off dispute in relation to the use of their logo;
- Acting on behalf of a construction company in relation to misuse of copyright by a former employee;
- Advised a client on issues concerning sensitive photographs breaching confidentiality; and
- Successfully defended a claim at trial and a subsequent Court of Appeal application on behalf of a manufacturer in a dispute over the ownership of intellectual property rights.
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If you have any questions or would like to get in touch with our Commercial Litigation Team then they’d to love to hear from you on 01582 514000
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