Offering advice and guidance in the management of disputes between parties; in the main over IP but also contractual, director and shareholder disputes.
If they have IP rights these can be enforced and although litigation is a serious thing, a very small percentage of disputes that end up at a final trial. We will always seek to resolve disputes as quickly as possible and if this can be done through means of ADR we will do so. If litigation does progress, we will always be seeking damages and costs recovery in addition to appropriate injunctions and other suitable remedies. We will always seek to resolve issues through correspondence in the first instance before issuing any proceedings.
We have conducted many interim injunction applications and can undertake such actions at very short notice should this be required.
Before litigation commences, you need to fully consider the following:
We are one of the leading firms in the country for IPEC claims.
We understand not only the processes but the strains and time this takes out of a business. We are experts in mediated settlements having advised and attended many successful meetings to resolve the dispute out of Court. Court should be the last resort, but when that point is reached we have the expert advice on hand to guide you through the process.
Director, Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
Kelly graduated from Northumbria University with a first class honours degree in Law. She joined McDaniels Law in 2008 as a Trainee Solicitor and remained with the firm following qualification. She is now a Director specialising in Intellectual Property.firstname.lastname@example.org