Intellectual Property

We assist our clients to register and protect their trade marks and have negotiated trade mark co-existence agreements with major brand owners. We represent clients in the UK High Court, in trade mark oppositions and domain name disputes at the OHIM Opposition Division and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation centre. Whether you are seeking advice on copyright, trade secrets, patents or confidential information,
we can advise you of your commercial rights.
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Website & Mobile Apps

Are you passionate about the transformational effects of the Internet and mobile? Are you looking to gain a competitive advantage? Do you want to know what we think of your ideas? PAIL® Solicitors owes its continuing success to a personal, specialised service; we aim to gratify our customers. We have been involved in several successful Internet projects.
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Are you looking to generate fees and royalties? We are entrepreneurial in our approach, and can assist with contracts on all aspects of the music business including publishing, management, production, performance, PRS, digital, marketing, and distribution. If we like their compositions, we can introduce songwriters to music publishers.

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Are you passionate about innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship?

What We Do

As music lawyers based in London, and in particular digital media lawyers, we at the centre of new media. The solicitor at PAIL® Solicitors is an experienced music lawyer. Whether you are signing artists for an individual release (Album/EP) or looking to sign an agreement with them encompassing all of their works, then we are the lawyers for you.

Is a contracting party refusing to perform its obligations under a contract? Is a rival business copying your website or passing themselves off as you? We practice commercial litigation which is a dispute between businesses or between a business and an individual. We will respond quickly and decisively based on a carefully assessed cost/benefits analysis.

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Is your business being unfairly slated by a competitor or/and by an individual with a grudge? Has your ex-partner or a stranger posted your photographs on the Internet, and is refusing to take them down. Are you seeking an injunction to stop online harassment?

We have brought proceedings against several Internet trolls, and have dealt with a number of cases involving business and professional rivals.

We are music lawyers so if you have recently started up a record label or have an existing label and are looking to retain digital distribution solicitors to prepare a digital distribution agreement for you to sign your artists then you've come to the right place. The solicitor at PAIL is a specialist music lawyer so whether you are planning to distribute online through various channels such as Bandcamp and/or music aggregators like Tunecore he has the expertise.

We work specifically with downloads and are routinely drafting licenses to reproduce music sound recording in the form of downloads, streaming including downloads from cloud services on all devices. As digital media lawyers we work with the continually evolving digital files, and continually evolving digital music platforms.

We are entertainment solicitors and specialise in drafting production agreements and reviewing deal memos for feature film and TV productions. As media lawyers in London we understand the fast pace of the media world and deliver our advice quickly and in the format in which our media clients require it. We regularly write contracts for independent film makers as well as established film directors for major studios.

As fashion lawyers we regularly write terms and conditions for fashion retail and auction websites, fashion related commercial contracts and negotiate advances for new faces that are looking to break the London market. The solicitor at PAIL® Solicitors is a lawyer that has worked in fashion for over 14 years. There are not that many fashion modelling lawyers. It is an industry where a deep understanding of the esoteric issues involved can be of great advantage when you are negotiating contracts, trying to obtain a substantial advance, or suing for royalties on image rights.

Our Clients and Partners

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What Our Clients Say

  • Peter is a dream to work with. His costs are fair, communication excellent and responsiveness flawless. I am most satisfied with the settlement which Peter negotiated on our behalf and I would recommend him without hesitation.

    Richard HudsonManaging Director of ReAgent
  • Peter manages to combine great approachability with the production of speedy, clear and accurate advice at a reasonable cost. These attributes combined are, I think, rather rare for a lawyer!

    Deborah HudsonIndependent Singing Teacher and Singer
  • Peter was engaged by us to create terms of use and a privacy policy for our new business. He was quick to point out some facts that we may have missed otherwise and was speedy in his delivery of the contracts. For what it's worth I believe he did an excellent job, delivered in the time scales and provided both excellent value for money the professional expertise we needed. I would recommend Peter to any one else looking for legal advice re internet business.

    John HorsleyDirector, Digital Doughnut - Global Digital Marketing Community
  • Peter was very good at delivering new terms and conditions for one of our brands, he delivered on time and on budget. Would recommend!

    Jordan GrossCo-Founder at Oval Space
  • Peter is a very smart lawyer who is able to thnk outside the box. He has a thorough understanding of internet commerce and law.

    Femi Oguntokun MacaulayChief Marketing Officer at GE Money Bank AG (Switzerland)
  • I greatly enjoyed working with Peter. I particularly appreciated his deep understanding of the internet – both the technology and its legal considerations. With this knowledge he was always quick to identify the legal issues in our business plans and to provide clear advice on how to address those issues.

    Dave MaceBusiness Development Director at Sceneric
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