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Intellectual Property


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Protecting the intellectual property (IP) in a product can be an essential part of the product development process, but is often misunderstood.

Date and Time

07 December 2017 - 18:00-21:00


Birmingham, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Jointly organised by the UK - W.Mids:Birmingham and UK - W.Mids:Birmingham local networks. Contact sunilalex21@gmail.com for more information.

About this event

Synopsis of talk: Protecting the intellectual property (IP) in a product can be an essential part of the product development process, but is often misunderstood. IP include patents, trade marks, copyright and many other aspects, and can be used to protect inventions, brands and more. With a sound IP strategy, you can stop other people using your idea, and provide a new income source too. We will discuss IP in relation to some recent and well known cases, to show how it can be used to great effect.


18:00 Light refreshments and Networking

18:30 Start of Lecture

20:30 Q & A

21:00 End of Event

Reasons to attend

Come learn more about the importance of protecting intellectual property (IP) which is essential in a product development process. Often taken for granted, this lecture will provide some key insights into protecting your designs through patents, trade marks and copyrights.

Continuing Professional Development

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Free event.

Additional information

Synopsis of Barker Brettell: Barker Brettell is one of the UK’s largest specialist IP firms with 24 partners, 26 other fee-earners and a large team of professional support staff, specialising in IP portfolio strategy and management, clearance, prosecution, oppositions, cancellations and enforcement. We advise clients across the world on patents, copyright, designs, trade marks and related matters such as domain names, company names and customs issues.

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