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Intellectual Property - Is It Worth Protecting?

Intellectual property (or IP) rights are essential for most businesses, although they might not always realise it, and are often core to the tradable value of a brand. They should therefore form part of an overall business strategy and not be left to deal with as and when a particular need arises, such as when a design is copied or a trade mark misused. Here we look at the importance of having an IP strategy and how to enforce your IP rights.

Stone King partners with ACID to support entrepreneurs during Clerkenwell Design Week

This week designers and entrepreneurs will congregate at the UK’s leading independent design festival in London; Clerkenwell Design Week.

Among the buzz and creativity of the 2018 event, Stone King’s intellectual property experts and ACID (Anti Copying in Design) have teamed up and will be on hand to answer questions on intellectual property, branding and design and how to protect your rights in the UK and abroad.

National law firm Stone King secures major hires and announces raft of partner promotions

Stone King is delighted to announce that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of Charity and Social Enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, and commercial property lawyer Caroline Taylor, formerly partner at Michelmores LLP, have joined the national law firm as partners. The firm has also made five new partner promotions across the business.

Michael King retires from Stone King after guiding the law firm for more than 40 years

After more than four decades with Stone King, having been instrumental in its growth and prosperity, Michael King is bidding a fond farewell and retiring from the national law firm.

Michael has led Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise Group, been Senior Partner and Chairman and been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth in London, having established its first office there in 1990.

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