Design Start-ups

Successful designers need more than a good idea if they are going to compete in a competitive market place; they need the ability to be able to exploit that idea for commercial gain. Setting up a design business can be a daunting prospect at first, with lots of different aspects to be considered.

BDB has a wide variety of experience in advising start-ups. We bring together a range of expertise within the firm to give you a full package of advice at a competitive price.

We can help you with:

  • Protecting designs, products and your brand both now and in the future
  • Ensuring that you clearly own the rights in work created by employees and consultants
  • Structuring your business – including incorporating a company
  • Drafting key legal documents including trade mark licences and copyright assignments, website terms and conditions, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, agreements with investors and employment contracts
  • Funding your business and raising capital
  • Leasing or purchasing a commercial premises

We work with lawyers worldwide through our membership of Lexwork International, and have an extensive network of worldwide contacts in accountancy practices, private banks and trust companies in world’s leading financial centres to provide our clients with a collaborative service, in a cost-efficient manner.