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This page contains information about advocacy, common aspects of commercial disputes and intellectual property.  It is a general guide for lawyers and clients.  Please get in touch if you need further information or want to discuss how this might apply in a particular situation. 

Passing Off

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The law of passing off prevents traders from appropriating the goodwill of their competitors by passing off their business as either being that of or associated with the business of another.   To a certain extent the law [...]

Trade Marks

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Overview The Trade Marks Act 2002 allows for the registration of words, logos and other material as trade marks.   The law recognises that traders may promote their goods and services by reference to names, logos and other [...]

Intellectual Property Law

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At the broadest level, the law recognises a difference between the rules applying to tangible and intangible property. Intellectual property law concerns rights associated with intangible property, being ideas, information and other results of intellectual effort and [...]