The benefits of early IP advice and guidance

The benefits of early IP advice and guidance

Service Introduction At Strachan IP, we endeavour to offer an ‘immersive’, rather than purely transactional service. This means that we like to get to know you, your business and your aspirations right from the start, so that we can tailor our advice and service to exactly what your business needs to thrive. Service Overview What…

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Is IP really ‘expensive’?

Consider the value of IP, rather than just the cost

Is IP really ‘expensive’? The dictionary definition of ‘expensive’ is “commanding a high price and especially one that is not based on intrinsic worth (https://www.merriam-webster.com), and we do tend to think of things as ‘expensive’ if we deem the cost to be more than the perceived value we receive in return. So, is IP really…

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IP at the Manufacturing Stage

IP at the manufacturing stage

Whether you are a start-up or an established company that uses innovation to stay ahead of your competitors, launching a successful new product can be likened to doing a jigsaw puzzle: all of the different elements or pieces need to fit together in the right way, many of the pieces are linked in some way…

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When to file applications for registered IP

When to file applications for registered IP

Registered IP refers to types of intellectual property rights that have to go through some sort of application or registration process in order to exist and they do, inevitably, carry a cost. Although there are others, the three main types of registered IP are: patents (for technical innovation), registered designs (generally for the outward appearance…

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Did you know…a robust IP strategy can be crucial to your business?

IP Audit

A robust IP strategy can be crucial to your business, whether or not you deal in conventional ‘technical’ innovation.  IP is an asset arising in virtually all of the unique parts of your business, that can be used, not only to protect or increase your market share, but also to credibility and value to your business.  Nevertheless,…

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