New Connect Harwell Workshop: IP – practical steps for innovative companies

Join Harwell Campus for the next Connect Harwell Workshop, which includes a networking lunch and tips on how innovative companies might bring IP into the day-to-day running of the business.


Date and Time:
Tuesday 21 May 2019
10:00am – 13:30pm

Satellite Applications Catapult
Electron Building
Fermi Avenue
Harwell Campus
OX11 0QR

Ideas, inventions and brands are key to the success of any innovative business. However, companies of all sizes can find it difficult to properly manage the intellectual property they create, with IP often side-lined or misunderstood.

The session aims to cover concepts that are relevant to all types of IP, such as patents, trade marks and designs, and will be suited to anyone with responsibility for R&D, product development, legal or financial operations, as well as inventors and entrepreneurs.

How Intellectual Property is good for business
– Why is IP important?
– Case studies of valuable IP
– Exploiting IP to grow your business

Everyday Intellectual Property considerations
– Getting from concept to patent application
– How to write an invention disclosure
– Best practice and potential pitfalls
– Searching for existing IP

Why attend Connect Harwell workshops?

The purpose of the workshops is to provide quality, value-added business advice in an interactive setting for companies at Harwell and Greater Oxfordshire. Delegates will increase their knowledge in key business areas such as marketing, networking, negotiating, legal, access to finance, data protection, accounting and more! These workshops will create a space for regular interaction with our Harwell Campus preferred business service providers who want to help your business grow and succeed.

Connect Harwell Workshops are being delivered and hosted by Harwell Campus Management.