Deals with a total value of more than £50m have been advised by the corporate and commercial team at North and East Yorkshire law firm, Harrowells, in the last 12 months. More than 20 deals for clients throughout the north of the UK, including a third...
Technology, Intellectual Property & Reputation Disputes
We have built up substantial experience in advising clients in technology disputes often involving the protection of intellectual property rights or the protection of business reputation.
Examples of work undertaken by members of the team include:-
- successfully representing a leading internet business in a High Court claim against 8 defendants concerning infringement of database rights and passing off
- securing an injunction and damages against a former employee who took confidential information with him
- acting for English and American companies in court proceedings in connection with an abortive software project
- successfully forcing an ISP to take down a website containing a message board with scurrilous postings about a business client