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Combat IP crime with our dynamic legal services

There are many approaches to tackling intellectual property (IP) crime, one of which is enforcement action. If you choose this route, you will require creative and dynamic legal services to support your business and its case.

Civil and criminal prosecutions

FACT has a track record of successful civil litigation and criminal prosecution, meeting the highest operational and legal standards. We have pioneered criminal actions particularly in the digital sector with success in both public and private prosecutions. These have had far reaching impact and resulted in the formation of case law, which has enabled intervention across the world using similar legislation.

Website blocking

Site blocking has proved to be a highly effective response to disrupt access to infringing sites and this service is invaluable to brand and content owners. Blocking orders in the UK and the rest of Europe have significant precedential value, which can assist with litigation in other territories. FACT has a wealth of experience in obtaining site blocking orders in the UK and can provide legal support and evidence to assist you with this strategy.

Expert evidence and witnesses

Recognised as the leaders in intellectual property protection we can provide experienced, qualified and reliable experts to attend court and present evidence. We have extensive experience in this field and can provide experts from across a range of our services, such as forensics or online investigations, to provide specialised knowledge to support and add weight to your case.

Latest News

News Partnerships Prosecutions

Pub Directors & Licensees Ordered to Pay a Record £327,405 for Illegal Sky Use

Following a successful prosecution by FACT, the licensees and company directors responsible for the running of the Prince of Wales in Stafford, the Beaufort Arms in Birmingham and the Pheasant Inn in Wolverhampton have been convicted of 64 offences and ordered to pay a combined total of £327,405 in fines and costs for showing Sky Sports illegally in their premises.

News Partnerships Prosecutions

Five year jail sentence for operator of major illegal streaming service

Mr John Haggerty, the owner of Evolution Trading, today appeared in Newcastle Crown Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and dishonestly obtaining services for another, contrary to the Fraud Act.

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