Experienced Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys & Solicitors with real world IP knowledge

IP Ownership

We specialise in IP Ownership

The issue of who owns what IP rights often is overlooked but can be very important in practice. Our IP Solicitors and Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys are accomplished in all types of issues relating to IP ownership or the rights to use IP rights. Whether you are a consultant, licensor or licensee, employer or employee, joint venture partner or a company director confused by an IP ownership issue – we can help.

Our years of real world IP and legal experience enable us to clarify IP ownership and help you to find the best possible outcome.

Our IP Ownership service

  • IP Ownership: we advise on IP ownership issues on behalf of commissioning/paying parties and developers/creators/consultants, joint venture partners, employers and employees, companies and their directors, licensors and licensees and in the context of insolvency.
  • Careful planning: we conduct a thorough investigation to identify and execute the right strategy.
  • Best position: we are driven to put you in the best possible position and deliver the best possible outcome for every client, every time.
  • Real world IP knowledge: benefit from our decades of experience with all manner of disputes relating to IP ownership.

Who owns your IP? It may not be you by Andrew Clay

If you use third parties to develop key IP for your business, watch Andrew explain IP ownership best practise.

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We have the experience to understand your issue, get your business, and grasp the challenge you’re facing from day one. Are you ready to have a meaningful conversation about your IP?

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What our clients say


Sonder IP look after our UK, European and International IP and Trade marks from an internal perspective, ensuring we are not infringing on others, and vice versa, protecting us. They consistently deliver exactly what we want, in a friendly, uncomplicated and efficient


“We were thrilled with the service – Sonder drafted everything for us, submitted the forms and identified possible issues to look out for. They completed the whole process for us and explained each step in simple to understand language. I would (and do!) thoroughly recommend them for Trade Marks and other IP services.”

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