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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Is your data useable?

How does your business collect and store data
New regulations around how a business collects and stores data come into force in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 and means that...
Inheritance tax changes

The recent Budget saw the Chancellor announce reforms to Inheritance Tax rules which were widely expected following the Conservative Party’s General Election victory.  Currently, a married couple are able to access allowances of £325,000 each, which can be doubled up and applied as a single allow

Grandmother with Grandchild

The Prime Minister David Cameron has recently suggested that he would be “happy” to look at plans for so called “granny leave” giving working grandparents the right to take up to 18 weeks of shared paren

Divorce and new tax developments

Transfers of property between separating couples should take place in the tax year of separation to avoid capital gains tax becoming payable on such transfers. Talk to our Leeds Accountants if in doubt.