International Trade: Patent protection is safest option

Some companies, mainly those operating in niche markets believe that new product innovation is the best form of defence, but for the majority, taking a patent out on a product or technology is an absolute must.

Graeme Orchison, North West head of Intellectual Property at law firm DLA Piper, says a safety-first approach to patent protection is recommended.

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