IP and IT law

If you are setting up an online business we can advise you on the legal requirements for the information to be contained on your site, as well as the all important terms and conditions for its use, content licensing, privacy policies, and hosting arrangements.

We also can assist you with software licensing, maintenance and support and source code escrow agreements.

We are also very familiar with licensing and transfer of know how, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights.


Download our legal issues and websites advice sheet. It informs you of the main areas you need to consider if setting up a business website. 

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Or email us directly on: business@winstonsolicitors.co.uk

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