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Do you know your intellectual property?

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By David Goodbrand, Partner in the IP & Commercial team at leading Scottish law firm Burness Paull

‘Intellectual Property’, ‘Intangible Assets’, ‘Intellectual Capital’ … SMEs might be forgiven for being rather daunted by the variety of terms that are used to describe, what are often, key business assets.

However, Intellectual Property (IP) is basically an umbrella term used to describe a range of legal rights that attach to certain types of information and ideas, and to their particular forms of expression. Continue reading