Introduction to Intellectual Property for Researchers

18 June 2018 13:30-18:30, London, United Kingdom

This seminar will provide an introduction to intellectual property for Chemistry researchers, ideal for any researcher with a basic or no knowledge of patent and other intellectual property rights.

The event will include discussions and practical sessions on topics such as patents (including more detailed considerations for chemical patents), non-patentable intellectual property (know-how, designs, trade marks, copyright etc.), assignments, licences and R&D collaborations.  The seminar will conclude with a networking drinks reception. The seminar schedule is set out below:

1:30-2.00    Registration with refreshments.
2:00-2:15    Introduction and overview of IP. 
                   (Jo Addison, Patent Attorney, Haseltine Lake LLP) 
2:15-2:45    Patents (I) - the Basics.
                   (Oliver Rutt, Patent Attorney, Boult Wade Tennant)
2:45-3:15    Patents (II) - Chemistry Considerations.
                   (Leythem Wall, Patent Attorney, Finnegan Europe LLP)
3:15-4:00    Refreshment break and Practical Group Exercise.
4:00-4:30    Discussion of Practical Exercise. 
                   (Jo Addison, Patent Attorney, Haseltine Lake LLP)
4:30-5:00    Non-Patentable IP, including know-how, designs, 
                   trade marks and copyright.
                   (Robert Whittock, Barrister, Hardwicke Chambers)
5:00-5:30    Assignments, Licences and R&D Collaborations.
                   (Stuart Jackson, Solicitor, Kempner and Partners LLP)
5:30-6:30    Drinks reception.

The cost of the seminar is £50 (£25 for students).
The Royal Society of Chemistry

Library, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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