An Introduction to Intellectual Property

IP workshops for SMEs

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Nottingham Trent University’s Legal Advice Centre invites local small and medium organisations from the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) to get involved this Enabling Innovation event exploring Intellectual Property.

  • From: Wednesday 26 April 2017, 12 am
  • To: Wednesday 26 April 2017, 12 am
  • Location: CPLD Suite, Chaucer building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LT
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 26 April 2017, 12.00 am

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Enabling Innovation: An Introduction to Intellectual Property


Nottingham Trent University’s Legal Advice Centre invites local small and medium organisations from the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) to get involved this Enabling Innovation event exploring Intellectual Property.


This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The Legal Advice centre will be joined by Potter Clarkson LLP, one of Europe’s foremost firms of patent and trade mark attorneys. Potter Clarkson advise clients around the globe on intellectual property rights in biotechnology, chemistry, engineering and computing amongst others.


Topics will include:
-A brief introduction to NTU Enabling Innovation programme and the support offered by the NTU Legal Advice Centre
-An overview of Intellectual Property including the nature and extent of IP rights and more issues that may inhibit commercialisation.


SMEs will also have an opportunity for a detailed 1 to 1 session with a representative from Potter Clarkson to discuss any specific IP issues. These can be booked in advance by contacting us on +44 (0)115 848 8899 or workingwithyou@ntu.ac.uk


Enabling Innovation is a three-year collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, The University of Nottingham and the University of Derby to support SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to innovate. It is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).


More about the Legal advice for innovation hub:Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre, City Campus. Winners of the IPO Fast Forward Competition 2014 and the IPO StudenshIP Awards for Enterprise 2015. The Centre holds a licence to deliver legal services from the Solicitors Regulation Authority and delivers advice and other legal services for businesses, including social enterprises and charities, on a variety of commercial law issues. Areas of expertise range from intellectual property, employment and contractual terms and conditions to commercial dispute resolution and some commercial property law.
The Centre’s services are provided by Nottingham Law School staff and students, with all work supervised by the Centre’s qualified lawyers. We also provide expert workshops on a variety of legal topics to those looking to set up and develop their businesses and explore other means of delivering effective legal services to SMEs.

Programme

8.00- Arrival, registration & breakfast

8.30-Short introduction to Enabling Innovation and The Legal Advice Centre

8.45- Workshop on Intellectual Property

10.30- End of workshop and opportunity for SMEs to hold 1 to 1 session with representative from Potter Clarkson

Booking information

Please click 'Reserve your place' above, and complete the short online booking process.

This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

If you wish to book on to a detailed 1 to 1 session with a representative from Potter Clarkson to discuss any specific IP issues. These can be booked in advance by contacting us on +44 (0)115 848 8899 or workingwithyou@ntu.ac.uk These spaces are limited so we advise booking as soon as possible.

Location details

Room/Building:

CPLD Suite, Chaucer building

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LT

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