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Latest articles from Louise Torr

  • Legal Eagles & the Dragon's Den: from soil to space, it's all about the intellectual property!

    Legal Eagles & the Dragon's Den: from soil to space, it's all about the intellectual property!

    Each week, we outline how we would the help the businesses coming under fire from the Dragons deal with their potential pain points from a legal perspective. Another tense night in the Dragon's Den Episode 5 with a few of the main highlights from Deborah Meaden; always make sure that you have fully identified your customer and it is always worth negotiating any offer which you receive - that includes an offer for investment.

  • Intellectual Property: What do business owners need to know?

    Intellectual Property: What do business owners need to know?

    All businesses will rely on some form of intellectual property (IP) whether it’s a business logo, to protect a new idea, an original work, an invention, a design right or confidential information. These can form valuable core assets of your business which is why it is important to think about IP from an early stage and identify what IP you use in your business, as well as how you can protect and best utilise your IP.

  • Harper Macleod and Entrepreneurial Spark

    Harper Macleod and Entrepreneurial Spark

    For the past 4 years, Harper Macleod has been working with Entrepreneurial Spark, and the businesses which are accelerated by Entrepreneurial Spark's programme. Our involvement with the Entrepreneurial Spark businesses is to help them with any legal issues which they may face but also to help add value to their business where we can.