What’s in a name? The entire store of goodwill in your business, in many cases. In the second article in our series on intellectual property, Jackie Maguire, chief executive of Coller IP Management (www.colleripmanagement.com) explains what constitutes a trademark and how to protect it.
David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.