McDaniel & Co. is a niche Intellectual Property practice based in Gateshead with a national reach and client base.

McDaniel & Co. was formed in 2005 by Niall and Rozanna Head-Rapson.  Both worked for magic circle firms in the City of London and have brought a City way of providing legal services to the North East.

A core aspect of the Commercial Intellectual Property Law practice is assisting organisations in both the public and private sector that have a significant interest in the identification, protection, exploitation and commercialisation of Intellectual Property.  In fact the entirety of the clients of McDaniel & Co.’s Commercial Intellectual Property Law practice have either a significant interest in Intellectual Property or more pertinently Intellectual Property is a core asset and revenue generator of their business.

The Commercial Intellectual Property Law team assists those organisations to achieve their goals in the identification and utilisation of their Intellectual Property Assets.  This assistance ranges from identification of the right in question, protecting it by way of registration and exploitation by way of licensing, sale or investment.  McDaniel & Co. also have a significant understanding of the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights which ultimately underpins any strategy.