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Irwin Mitchell To Host A Leeds Digital Festival Event

Legal Surgery Focussed On IP, GDPR And Managing Reputation


David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094

The Leeds office of law firm Irwin Mitchell will host a legal surgery on 2 May 2019 as part of the Leeds Digital Festival.

Taking place between 12.30pm and 2pm at the firm’s offices at Wellington Place, Irwin Mitchell is offering free Q&A drop-in sessions to help businesses and individuals understand and deal effectively with data protection, IP and business reputation issues. 

The Leeds Digital Festival takes place between 23 April until 3 May 2019 and includes 230 events throughout the city, bringing together agencies, universities and digital companies to celebrate the thriving digital scene in Leeds. 

Expert Opinion
“The Leeds Digital Festival has grown significantly since starting in 2016 and we’re delighted to be involved with an event which provides a lot of insight and discussion around some really important issues affecting digital companies.”
Emma Yates, Senior Associate Solicitor

The free Irwin Mitchell event is a Q&A session in the following legal areas, for digital businesses:

Intellectual property

Irwin Mitchell’s intellectual property experts can assist with all trade mark, design and patent enquiries.  As well as advising on protection, licensing and other non-contentious matters, they can also help businesses navigate through complex IP disputes. 

Managing reputation  

The firm’s specialist team are experts in helping organisations protect their reputation, particularly in relation to damaging social media posts. They advise on how best to respond and how to exercise control if someone has defamed you or your business

GDPR and commercial contracts

Legal experts at Irwin Mitchell can advise about GDPR and explain how to deal with complaints made to the ICO, data breaches and subject access requests. The team also have extensive expertise in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and are experienced in acting for both buyers and sellers.

For more information about Irwin Mitchell’s event at the Leeds Digital Festival and to book your place, click here