Intellectual Property for SMEs

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1pm to 4pm

Cost of Webinar £199


About our Course

A company's intellectual property rights are often its most valuable asset yet many SMEs fail to recognise this and take steps to secure and exploit their IP rights. Defining, implementing and executing your IP strategy is key to any technology based organisation.  Learn how to drive innovation, secure IP protection, grow the portfolio and extract value from your IP assets.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for all SME leaders and senior managers- CEOs, CFOs, business managers, 
R&D leaders, lawyers, licensing directors, and IP managers responsible for patent portfolios.


Topics and group exercises include

Outline of Course

  • Overview of IP rights (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, trade secrets, utility models, know how)

  • Fostering Innovation

  • Trade Secrets vs. Patent Protection

  • Securing Protection for your IP rights

  • Growing your Portfolio

  • Freedom to Operate

  • Patent Searching

  • Dealing with third party patents

  • IP Agreements 

  • Managing the IP budget - milestone reviews and planning

  • Reviewing and Evaluating the Portfolio

  • Monetizing your Portfolio

  • Licensing Intellectual Property

  • Defining and Executing your IP Strategy

  • Exercises