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Creative Coffee Leicester 15th February 2017
Wed, February 15, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT
Creative Coffee Leicester at LCB Depot
Wednesday 15th February from 10-12 noon
This week we've got IP expert and lawyer John Buckby along to talk about some of hints and tips around Intellectual Property and how it can be relevant to creative businesses. If you've ever come across an issue with the name of your company or want to create a product and would like to know how to protect it, then this is for you.
And as per usual we've also got the usual blend of creative chat, discussion and coffee.
PLEASE NOTE THE TALK WITH JOHN BUCKBY WILL BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30AM
Guest Speaker – John Buckby, Spearing Waite LLP
John is one of Leicester’s leading intellectual property lawyers. Before qualifying as a lawyer, John worked in the creative industries for over 10 years. He now heads Spearing Waite LLP's Intellectual Property & Media team, which was recently awarded the accolade of ‘UK’s Regional IP/TMT Firm of the Year’ in the highly-regarded ‘Legal 500 Awards’ 2017.
John advises on all areas of intellectual property law, including trade marks, copyright, design rights, patents, confidential information, passing off, and domain names. As John is dual-qualified as a solicitor and chartered trade mark attorney, he is particularly experienced in the protection and enforcement of brands. He deals with trade mark applications and oppositions in the UK, EU and internationally.
Having worked in the creative industries, John has extensive experience of the day-to-day commercial challenges faced by creative businesses, and the best way to approach contracts and agreements. He has helped local creative companies manage tricky naming issues, and given them valuable advice on protecting their intellectual property.
About Creative Coffee
Creativity, Coffee and Conversation. We're a free fortnightly meet-up for creative people and those looking to meet creatives.
We will always offer you a warm welcome and provide you with the chance to build your contacts, exchange ideas and discuss work opportunities in a relaxed, professional environment.
LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE
It's friendly and free!
Any questions? Let us know, contact email@example.com