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Getting Comfortable With IP

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NewcastleGateshead Initiative

9th Floor, Baltic Place East

South Shore Road

Gateshead

NE8 3AE

United Kingdom

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Intellectual Property basics for businesses developing new innovative products or processes

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Do you know what IP you have in your business and if it is or can be protected?

What would you do if someone started using your brand or copying your products?

Do you know that there may be tax breaks if you sell products that incorporate your patented technology?

This masterclass aims to give you the tools to ‘get comfortable with Intellectual Property’. Learn how and why Intellectual Property may be relevant to you and your business. Learn when in the process you should be considering IP issues and the questions to ask to avoid common pitfalls.

What we will cover

  • Types of Intellectual Property (IP) and why you should think about it
  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Trade Marks
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secrets
  • Protecting your own IP
  • Strategies
  • Timelines and costs
  • Understanding other people’s IP and some tips on how to avoid conflict

Who is it for?

- Business Owners and managers- Inventors- Product developers/problem solvers- Anyone who wants to understand more about IP.

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NewcastleGateshead Initiative

9th Floor, Baltic Place East

South Shore Road

Gateshead

NE8 3AE

United Kingdom

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