Your Intellectual Property Lawyer and Copyright Protection

Intellectual property (or IP) is an area of the law which is constantly changing and can be quite complicated. IP rights can usually be allocated to one of the main 4 categories. One of the main recognisable fields is Copyright. What is Copyright, how do you know if your work can be protected by it […]

FAQ: Intellectual Property Protection

Frequently Asked Questions on Intellectual Property Protection 1. Are intellectual property assets? Without a doubt, intellectual property (IP) is one of the most important assets that a company will own. IP can be licensed, bought, sold, hired or mortgaged like any other form of property. One of the main sources of IP is from the […]

Intellectual Property Rights and Software Protection – A Programmer’s View

With so many different aspects to software, the protection of software draws on many different areas of law. Protection of source code as a copyright literary work was specifically introduced in the UK in 1992, however the ways and means to protect software extend further than this. The foundations for software protection lay directly and […]