COVID-19: Intellectual Property
16 April 2020
Protecting, capitalising and maximising our clients’ investment in their intellectual property has never been more important, with many companies facing uncertain times during the COVID-19 crisis. In light of the disruptions, supportive extensions may be given to applicants for and holders of patent, trade marks and designs.
If you would like to discuss the potential impact of this issue on your business, contact a member of our award-winning Intellectual Property team.
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