Own-it | Intellectual Property Know-How for Creative Businesses

About Us

Own-it is working with the following law firms:

  • James Ware Schoenfeld Stephenson LLP

    James Ware Schoenfeld Stephenson have particular experience in the creative and media industries and represent a wide variety of clients from individuals to international organisations with a global reach. Many of these clients are talented individual creators and performers. All clients are provided with effective legal support in the realisation of their personal expectations and aspirations.

    Key to James Ware Baxter Schoenfeld's practice is their knowledge and expertise in the field of copyright, trademarks and related rights. This is the lifeblood of the entertainment and creative industries. Such understanding of this field is an essential factor when it comes to advising clients on their ability to protect, exploit and enforce their rights and to turn individual talent to creative and commercial advantage.

    James Ware Baxter Schoenfeld advise clients on a range of issues including those which relate to copyright, trademarks, rights protection, corporate and commercial, reputation management, dispute resolution, employment, immigration and private client.

    The firm's clients include those in the following industries: music, television, musicals, live entertainment, theatre, games software, photography, fashion, design, art and architecture, film and live promotion.

  • Simmons & Simmons

    Simmons & Simmons is an international law firm with one of the most highly regarded intellectual property teams in the world. We provide a seamless global service to a large number of international clients. Offering an unparalleled level of expertise, in-depth sector focus and a reputation for winning complex matters for our clients we are proud to bring our expertise to Own-it and the IP advice service it provides for its members. Specific areas we can help with include copyright and design rights, technology transfers, licensing and acquisitions and trade mark advice and litigation.

  • The University of Law

    The University of Law is a leading provider of legal education.  Our highly structured programmes taught by qualified lawyers use a high proportion of face-to-face tuition and cutting-edge multi-media tools.  We hold open days throughout the year at each of our 8 fully-resourced centres.  If you're interested in a career in law, come along and see for yourself!

    One of the ways in which we prepare our students to be successful future lawyers is by providing the public with free legal advice.  The University has an award-winning pro bono service providing advice on a range of areas from employment to intellectual property law.  If you're interested in receiving free legal advice, you can find details of our free legal services at http://www.law.ac.uk/about/legal-advice-for-the-public/ 

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

    Making a real connection with its people and clients, the firm uses commercial and innovative thinking to provide the legal solutions clients need to thrive and prosper.

    The partner-led service is backed up by the strength of more than 1300 individuals, operating from offices in Birmingham, Brussels, Dubai, Guangzhou, London, Monaco, Moscow, Munich, Singapore and Paris. These people work together as a single team to ensure clients achieve their ambitions.

    Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is the World Law Group's representative law firm in England and Wales, connecting clients with more than 15,000 lawyers globally. The firm also works with a global network of trusted independent firms, meaning clients receive the best possible service in every jurisdiction.

    This global reach, combined with the sector know-how and technical excellence of its people, is why the firm is a trusted adviser to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, UK and overseas government departments, and high net worth individuals.

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