This event is all about the legal formalities of setting up a business and ways of protecting a businesses ideas and Intellectual Property.
With our guest speakers, we aim to explore some of the main considerations surrounding these areas, answer common FAQs and debunk some of the pitfalls. Whether you already have a business, want to start one or are simply interested for the future, this event will be useful and interesting for you.
DATE: Thursday 20 October
TIME: 1830 - 2030
LOCATION: Heriot-Watt Postgraduate Centre - G01
We are very lucky to have some fantastic guest speakers joining us for the evening who have a wealth of knowledge about these areas.
Dr Julie Nixon - Senior Solicitor at Morton Fraser LLP
Julie is a former life scientist, having been a post-doctoral research assistant at institutions including Harvard University and the University of Edinburgh. She advises clients on IP and commercial contracts, including IP protection and commercialisation, e-commerce and IT agreements.
Colin Rose - Bright Ideas Scotland
Bright Idea Scotland provides guidance and advice to Scotland-based individuals and businesses with an idea for a new product or service. Their aim is to help you identify and confirm the commercial potential of the idea.