Copyright & database rights

For those operating in the creative industry, copyright is a fundamental part of protecting work. However, copyright is also an important form of protection in many other business sectors, such as retail, technology, automotive and finance

At HGF, we advise on the protection, enforcement and exploitation of copyright works and database rights for all sectors, and provide copyright advice as part of an overall protection and enforcement strategy.

Our copyright work includes everything from advising design agencies on ownership, contractual issues and infringement matters, to dealing with online enforcement and social media issues, including take-down notices worldwide. Our experience and skill in this area is vast, and HGF’s copyright team is as adept in working with fashion houses, photographers, musicians, furniture designers and architects to protect and exploit their works, as it is in providing advice on the protection of software, including drafting and negotiating software agreements.

Furthermore, the copyright specialists at HGF deliver exceptional protection and enforcement of copyright through litigation and other dispute resolution means, and powerful defence against allegations of copyright infringement, negotiating settlements and licensing terms.


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Our copyright & database rights specialists

We’ve built our business by recruiting and developing specialists, not generalists. When it comes to protecting your ideas and business, you want to know you’re working with the best – people who truly understand your sector and the potential of your IP.

HGF’s team has copyright & database rights professionals from an array of academic backgrounds. Our team-based approach ensures our clients benefit from the very best strategic advice from people who understand not only the legal environment, but also the practical and theoretical side of their business.

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If you would like to discuss how HGF could help you, contact one of our copyright & database rights specialists.

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