Examples of work - Protection
MEDIA COMPANY (NAME CONFIDENTIAL)
Our client is the largest national and regional commercial news publisher in the UK. At Foot Anstey we manage their international trade mark portfolio consisting of approximately 500 national and international trade marks and provide advice on its branding and trade mark filing strategy. In addition, we undertake numerous trade mark availability searches and handle trade mark oppositions and enforcement work for them around the world.
TOY MANUFACTURER (INTERPLAY)
We advise a prominent toy retailer in relation to its worldwide trade mark portfolio and regularly file trade marks on its behalf and provide strategic advice on where to file its brands. This is in addition to the enforcement work we undertake for them including taking action against look a like products and counterfeit products.
ENTERTAINMENT PARK (EDEN PROJECT)
We manage Eden's international trade mark portfolio and have helped them develop an IP strategy to ensure that they are taking effective action to protect their brand and focusing resources on the key areas.
SHIPPING TRACKING COMPANY (NAME CONFIDENTIAL)
Our client asked us to carry out a full audit of its intellectual property rights and review the relevant contracts relating to the creation of IPR within the business. As part of this project, we identified gaps within its trade mark portfolio and risks associated with the lack of satisfactory IPR provisions within its contracts. So, together with the business, we put together a strategy to address these deficiencies in a structured and cost effective manner.
MANUFACTURER OF LIFTING EQUIPMENT (NAME CONFIDENTIAL)
Following a corporate transaction, we were instructed to record an assignment of IP against around 100 different registered rights around the world including patents, designs and trade marks. This involved working with our international partner firms to ensure that all the rights are recorded in the most efficient way.
LEADING AUTOMOTIVE PARTS DISTRIBUTOR (NAMED CONFIDENTIAL)
Advising a leading automotive parts supplier on its branding strategy including the management of its international trade mark portfolio and dealing with trade mark oppositions against infringing marks around the world.