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Enabling Innovation: An Introduction to Intellectual Property

Wednesday 26th April 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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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.

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 NTU on 0115 848 8899 or by email.

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).

To register your free place or to find out more, please click here.


Wednesday 26th April 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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CPLD Suite, Chaucer Building
Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham, NG1 5LT
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