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Mills Selig


Intellectual Property & Technology

Intellectual Property & Technology

Intellectual Property is increasingly a company’s most valuable asset. Commercial exploitation of IP is the main business driver – but protecting and defending that IP from attack by third parties is just as important.

Our lawyers deliver a full service with expertise in all aspects of IP. We advise businesses on strategies that enable their intellectual property assets to be fully protected and commercially exploited. This includes copyright, trademarks and design rights through to joint venture collaborations, franchising and licensing. 

We also help clients enforce their IP rights, resolve trademark disputes, and deal with patents, copyright, data and privacy, internet commerce and technology issues.

Our Intellectual Property & Technology Expertise:

  • copyright & design rights
  • licensing technology, content & trademarks
  • franchising
  • data protection, confidentiality & privacy
  • software development, licensing, supply & procurement
  • joint ventures & strategic alliances
  • distribution, agency & reseller agreements
  • data protection 
  • online terms & conditions


  • advising First Derivatives Plc on its software licensing arrangements for its range of financial software products, including drafting and negotiating complex cross-jurisdictional R&D joint-venture contracts
  • advising start-up technology clients on all aspects of their intellectual property, from IP assignments, non-disclosure agreements, customer terms and conditions and licensing
  • advising clients on SAAS business models and preparing appropriate terms and conditions and web policies

The Verdict

They are highly responsive and bring real value to the client

Kathryn Walls is absolutely excellent in every regard, willing and able to grasp the nature and complexity of the project in question

clients appreciate her “hands-on and flexible” approach, noting that she “shows great expertise.”

Chambers & Partners UK and Legal 500

Our Intellectual Property & Technology experts can help

Kathryn Walls
T: +44(0) 2890 445 404
Emma Hunt
T: +44(0) 2890 445 419

Speak to us on +44 (0)28 9024 3878