Cyber security

Cyber security is key to the modern connected world and is stepping-up to deal with new threat vectors that challenge network infrastructure and services on which we all rely. From anti-virus detection to protection against social engineering, cyber security companies are in an arms race to develop new technologies to protect us – and IP can protect them. 

With the increased drive towards ubiquitous connectivity through technologies like 5G, Internet of things (IoT) and autonomous vehicles, along with the growth of remote working, there has never been a more important time for cyber security. The risks that come with that connectivity are multiplying, as are the consequences; as such, failed security can now be fatal for a business. 

HGF’s cyber security team works with clients to successfully combine the full spectrum of IP assets, encompassing copyright, patents, trade marks, trade secrets and defensive publications, into a broader, more encompassing, IP strategy. The specialist attorneys blend strong commercial focus with technological and legal excellence, in this challenging area of IP law, resulting in IP strategies that are proven to deliver in this constantly-evolving, fast-moving field, including victories in litigation.

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