Home / Expertise / Intellectual Property
cut away of nautilus shell showing the beautiful spiral inside

Intellectual Property

International

In today’s knowledge economy, a large part of the value of your business is based on intangible assets and goodwill. Your intellectual property plays a key role in obtaining a competitive advantage. A cohesive IP strategy, including both commercialisation and enforcement, will ensure you get maximum value from your portfolio. With 150 specialist lawyers in 33 countries, we understand your business needs and have worked with some of the best-known brands, from banks to tech and media companies, pharmaceuticals and FMCG companies. This industry-specific approach can help you realise your commercial goals.

The right brands will win the hearts and minds of your customers. The right patents will prevent others exploiting your ideas or provide a substantial barrier to market access. Copyright, know-how and designs also play a vital role. We focus on key sectors relevant to you such as lifesciences, automotive, machinery, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services and TMC. This means you get in-depth industry knowledge as well as legal expertise for the protection of your IP. If you are involved in a dispute, we can guide you through the litigation process.

Read more Read less
June 2019
CMS In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Glob­al Bro­chure
Our In­ter­na­tion­al In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Group
Con­tact De­tails
CMS Ex­pert Guides
Easy ac­cess to ex­pert ad­vice that’s rel­ev­ant to you

Feed

Show only
Post BEPS in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty tax­a­tion
30 Oct 19
Shar­ing is (S)caring
An­nu­al Tech­no­logy, Me­dia and Com­mu­nic­a­tions Con­fer­ence
June 2018
De­liv­er­ing qual­ity ad­vice you can act on
An­nu­al Re­view 2017 – 2018