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Take immediate action to protect your new business ideas

Others will exploit your idea if you don't protect it

Call us now to ensure you provide as much legal and commercial protection as possible for your idea.

Protecting your business and ideas

The reality of the business world is that it is often difficult to protect a business idea. This should not however stop you from taking all the steps you can to provide as much protection as possible.

Our protection service will advise on the actions to consider and guide you through the processes and control measures.

Here are the key areas:

Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements

A non-disclosure agreement or confidentiality agreement is a legal contract between you and another party not to disclose information that you have shared for a specific purpose. This allows you to share your trade secrets with selected third parties while preventing them from passing this information on or using it for commercial gain.

Standard security measures

This includes basic security considerations such as the control and security of printed material, access to electronic data, passwords and encryption controls.


UK law automatically confers ownership and legal protection to any literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works that you or your employees create. Additional information to be aware of would include rights of use and royalties, copyright and intellectual property and timescales.

Protecting intellectual property

All businesses have intellectual property (IP), which can include a brand, invention, design or other kind of creation, and it can be legally owned. Securing and protecting these valuable assets could be crucial to your Company’s success so it’s important you understand your rights and how the law can help you.

Trademark protection

Trademarks are signs, symbols, logos, words, sounds or music (such as jingles) that distinguish your products and services from those of your competitors. These are important business and marketing tools and should be protected by registering them as a trademark.

Patent protection

Taking out a patent gives you the right to stop people from making, using, importing or selling your invention without your permission. A granted patent can remain in force for up to 20 years. A patent also allows you to license others to use your invention - generating royalties, which can provide an important source of revenue for your business.

Wondering what to do next?

Simply make contact here.

For more information on our Ideas Protection service email us here and we will channel your enquiry to the most appropriate advisor.

Remember there’s absolutely no cost for initial consultations and assessments. We look forward to hearing from you.

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