WLA Intellectual Property Group

Whether you are a rapidly expanding technology business, a luxury brand, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer or a talented individual in the world of sport, art or entertainment, you cannot afford to neglect your intellectual property rights. WLA ip team is…

In today’s highly competitive global market, identifying these rights and controlling their exploitation and protection can be the difference between success and failure. Our intellectual property attorneys advise on every stage of the development and life cycle of rights such as patents, copyright, trademarks and database and design rights – from creation to enforcement.

WLA Intellectual Property team that understands your world

As an international IP law firm, our global network allows us to partner with best local talent in countries around the world to protect your rights, Our multilingual team of intellectual property lawyers spans all major time zones.

Working with new and established brands

Whether you need to devise a suitable protection strategy on your expanding IP portfolio or need to resolve a multi-jurisdictional dispute, we can help.

We have extensive experience of dealing with IP as part of a wider commercial transaction and arranging tax-efficient licensing and exploitation as a stand-alone service. And we regularly advise on IP rights in relation to the estates of well-known individuals and creative people.

As intellectual property assets including patents, trademarks or copyrights have become increasingly tangible and therefore valuable to organisations, so has their protection, management and defense in the face of infringement. The WLA Intellectual Property Practice Group is well placed to provide country and sector specific advice on the protection, management and defense of global IP in 60 countries.

Throughout the lifecycle of innovation and growth, organisations need to have an international strategy to protect and exploit their intellectual property. The technology revolution also comes with regulatory impact, in particular in the area of data protection and privacy.

Organisations need to tackle these cross-border opportunities and challenges in a proactive, cost efficient and cohesive way.

The WLA Advantage

The WLA Intellectual Property & Technology group comprises of specialist professionals across the globe, who have a long history of close collaboration, synergy, and working for the benefit o clients.

We have helped clients register their brands worldwide, and successfully implement international strategies for cross-border intellectual property litigation, making the best use of local knowledge in each jurisdiction involved.

We have also helped clients manage and contain data breaches that have had an impact in several countries, as well as negotiate cross-border contracts and establish ways to take their technology to new markets.

Our cohesive international approach, combined with our on-the-ground local knowledge in each jurisdiction, helps our clients to reach their objectives in a practical, coordinated manner.