Patent protection
Bi-lateral confidentiality



Different clients have differing approaches to intellectual property rights.


Often, novel processes are a 'one off' and can simply be kept confidential.


Where the work leads to a generic solution with application in non-competitive industries, then joint ownership and 'licence to operate' relationships can be appropriate.


Sometimes where a machine is particularly groundbreaking with a significant rollout potential, patents will be filed and maintained in approriate territories.

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