As markets mature, consumer products companies must continually innovate to remain relevant to their consumers and to face the increasing competition from emerging markets. Consumers have come to expect ongoing product improvements and brand extensions. Intellectual property protection strategies play an important role in maintaining a competitive edge.
At Shelston IP, we provide a full IP service helping you to obtain and enforce patent protection for your technical innovations, trade mark registrations for your trade marks and design protection for the appearance of your products and packaging in the consumer products industry.
We work collaboratively with our clients to develop comprehensive IP protection strategies tailored specific products and well-aligned with their business and marketing goals.
Consumer Products Expertise
Our expertise is reflected in the clients who trust us with their most sensitive and strategic matters. We advise many of the top FMCG companies, high street and online retailer as well as luxury brands.
Our experience in the consumer products sector spans across a diverse range of industries, including:
beauty products & cosmetics
personal care products
containers & packaging
apparel & footwear
food and beverages
toys, games and novelty products
How Shelston IP can help your IP
We work collaboratively with our clients to develop comprehensive IP protection strategies tailored to specific products and well-aligned with their business and marketing goals.
Our expert team can support development and protection IP through:
Patent, trade mark and design application drafting, prosecution and registration.
Patent, trademark and design searching.
Direct and National Phase Entry
Direct Trade Mark filings
Assistance with Madrid application prosecution
Patent and Trade Mark licensing and litigation.
Infringement and validity advice.
Strategic IP portfolio creation, development and management.
IP audits and “due diligence” advice.
Negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution.
Commercial transactions including licensing, collaborative R&D, technology transfer, and related IP agreements.
IP opposition, litigation and enforcement.
Shelston IP’s Consumer Products experts
Shelston IP’s consumer products team includes lawyers, patent attorneys, engineers and scientists to provide the right expertise across design, patents, trade marks, licensing, contracts and litigation.