Our team has a proven track record in the protection of design rights.

Whether we are registering your design rights or enforcing them through the court system, our expertise in copyright and design law ensures that we achieve our clients’ goals. We provide a bespoke service for our clients in a variety of markets, to help obtain the best commercial outcome.

We advise on design right protection at all stages of the design lifecycle, from bringing the new design to market, to defending existing rights against infringers. We will ensure your design rights are protected within the UK and in agreed international markets.

We protect design rights for companies in a wide range of industries from (x) to (y).

Our team will seamlessly link your entire intellectual property portfolio with your design rights, providing you with a complete management and protection package.

Designs experience

  • Advised Lord Sugar and The Apprentice winners on various design right infringement issues.

  • Obtained a six figure damages award for claims against Lidl, we have continued to advise Séraphine on several fashion law IP matters.

  • Advised luxury equestrian brand Holland Cooper in preventing design infringements of its fur cape design, successfully preventing two competitors from selling products and issuing proceedings against one company where we obtained permission to serve a Court order via Instagram, which is a UK first.

"Very experienced and knowledgeable professionals. They are also very nice people. It is a pleasure to work with them."

Legal 500 2023

"Great dedication to matters entrusted to the firm. Partners are accessible."

Legal 500 2023

"The Fox Williams team delivers impressive performance. They are responsive, accessible and complete tasks swiftly"

Chambers UK 2023


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