Skip to main content
Home / News and Insights / News / How to avoid legal danger in a start-up
Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) LLP and Pitmans LLP merged on 1 December 2018 to become BDB Pitmans LLP. More details can be found here
02 November 2018

How to avoid legal danger in a start-up

In an article by the Financial Times, lawyers have issued words of warning to those considering leaving their jobs to begin a start-up business. They advise that thinking about potential future pitfalls is a must before investing.

For example Hollie Gallagher, partner in BDB’s corporate and commercial team, explains that many companies fail to protect their intellectual property (IP) at an early stage:

‘IP is something that doesn’t seem to matter when you’re jogging along and everything is fine, but if somebody infringes your brand, you have to own the underlying IP if you want to protect it.”

The full article is available to subscribers of the Financial Times, here. 

Related Articles

London and Cambridge Offices

London Westminster
50 Broadway, London
SW1H 0BL

London City
107 Cheapside, London
EC2V 6DN

Cambridge
51 Hills Road, Cambridge
CB2 1NT

Reading and Southampton Offices

Reading, Castle Street
47 Castle Street Berkshire,
Reading RG1 7SR

Reading, The Anchorage
34 Bridge Street Berkshire,
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton, The Avenue
46 The Avenue Southampton
Southampton SO17 1AX

Follow us

  • Pay my invoice
  • Lexcel
  • CYBER ESSENTIALS PLUS

© BDB Pitmans 2019. 50 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BL - T +44 (0)345 222 9222