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Intellectual Property for SMEs

Intellectual Property for SMEs

16 March 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 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.

The Legal Advice centre will be joined by experts from Mills & Reeve.

• What are Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
• Patents
• Trade Marks
• Protecting Designs
• Copyright
• Generating value from IPR

Delegates will also have the opportunity to sign up to a 1-to-1 session with our experts from 3:30 pm. If you would like to book your slot before the event, please contact Carlota Gonzalez Laynez

Speakers: Mark Pearce (Partner) and Natalie Welch (Associate) – Mills & Reeve

This session will be presented by Mark Pearce and Natalie Welch.Mark is a former physicist who has been advising clients on the protection and exploitation of their IPRs for over 30 years. His clients range from start-ups to multinationals.
Natalie specialises in advising clients on the enforcement of IPRs and has experience of both High Court and IPEC proceedings.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This informative session is a great opportunity for SMEs to discover more about how NTU can help their business with legal and innovation support. The event is free to attend for all businesses eligible to the Enabling Innovation programme and refreshments will be provided.


8:45        Registration and breakfast

9:00        Welcome, introduction to NLS Legal Advice Centre and Enabling Innovation

9:30        What are IPRs

10:30     Coffee break and networking

10:50     Patents, trade marks and designs

12:30     Lunch

13:00     Copyright and Confidential Information

14:00     Enforcement, freedom to operate and generating value from IPR
Strategies for being Brexit ready

15:30     1-to-1 sessions


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


16 March 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Carlota Gonzalez Laynez
0115 848 4174


Park Plaza Nottingham
Nottingham, NG1 6GD United Kingdom + Google Map