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HGF Law focuses on all forms of IP exploitation and enforcement. Our team has a wealth of experience in all areas of IP from litigation, dispute resolution and anti-counterfeiting to licensing, distribution and transactional work. Our team is dedicated to providing an integrated service to its clients, operating seamlessly with other specialist advisors within HGF.

In the complex and constantly evolving world of IP we offer clear, considered, commercial advice to help you achieve your goals - whether they are to acquire, exploit or protect your property. We provide a full IP law service which covers patent and SPC, trade mark, copyright, design and database-related portfolios; domain names, trade names, trade secrets and confidential information.

We are highly experienced in advising on matters relating to IP infringements, parallel imports and repackaging cases, and in issues surrounding anti-counterfeiting, comparative advertising, trade libel and malicious falsehood. We also have prolific specialists in the fields of advertising, marketing and competition law, who advise on associated contract and commercial work including licensing, distribution, agency, e-commerce and product liability. We have a wealth of experience with agreements in the regulated space of medicinal products/devices from R&D collaborations and pre-clinical work through to clinical trials/investigations and manufacturing and supply.

We are experts at, and highly experienced in, co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional enforcement issues and collaborating with firms worldwide in the commercialisation of IP rights.

Our Clients

We represent clients in a broad range of industry sectors including automotive; cleantech; computing and software; energy; food and drink; medical devices; pharmaceuticals; universities; retail; and fashion and luxury brands. We have a wide range of clients within these areas, from international and publically quoted companies to small privately owned businesses. We like to partner with all our clients to accomplish the best and most efficient results.