Our IP & Defamation team are in the business of protecting ideas,defending rights and defending reputation.
Whether you have an invention, trademark, logo, song, software or chemical formula, we can help you obtain the appropriate protection for your intellectual property.
Here For All of Your Intellectual Property Needs Our skilled IP Solicitors are here to assist you throughout the entire life of your matter.
Patent law: patent searches, patent applications, managing and defending your patent portfolio.
Trade secrets: protecting and defending your trade secrets.
Trademark law: keeping your words, logos and symbols safe from inappropriate use.
Copyright law: protecting your original creative works.
Infringement: representing you or your business in infringement litigation cases.
Defamation is term used to describe any statement that hurts a person's reputation. Defamation can be broken down in to two types: (1) written; or (2) spoken. If the statement is written, it is called "libel," and if the statement is spoken it is called "slander."
Most obvious sources of defamation occur on the internet and in print media. We can work with agencies to remove this content and seek damages in many forms. The main driver of this occurrence is a false statement of fact with is damaging to your reputation or the reputation of your business.
However, another type of defamation occur far more frequently and often goes unpursued. This is where the plaintiff's reputation or tends to injure the plaintiff in his or her occupation.
The purpose of the right to bring a case for defamation is to recover money for injuries sustained to a person's reputation for a false statement that someone wrote or said. The statement in question must cause the victim to be shunned, ridiculed, or disgraced by friends, family, coworkers, or colleagues; lose business or work as a result of the statement.