This guide explains exactly what a trade mark is, how you can use one to protect your business and how to go about registering a trade mark for your business;
As a small business owner, you’ve probably heard of the phrase “Intellectual Property”, or IP as it’s commonly referred to. But studies show that despite knowing what Intellectual Property is, many small businesses assume that protecting their Intellectual Property is only something that larger, well-known businesses need to worry about.
The fact is that IP protection is something that many start-ups and small businesses can benefit from considering early on, because without the right protection businesses could lose some of their most valuable assets.
To help you get to grips with the subject, this guide looks at some of the key intellectual property rights small business owners need to know about.
A new legal procedure has been introduced to help small firms to protect their intellectual property rights without the need for legal representation or a formal hearing.