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 Event Details
Title:FREE EVENT - Network & Develop
Category:MN Meeting
Product Type:Regional Networks
Product Group:Bristol Network

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Network and Develop

6.00pm Registration / Exhibitors
6.30pm Presentation 1 – Every Business Owns IP, but what’s it worth?
7.15pm Networking / Exhibitors
8.00pm Presentation 2 – Bank of England Update
9.00pm Close

Every Business Owns IP, but what’s it worth?
For most businesses the value of their Intellectual Property can be worth more than the fixed assets, however many businesses tend to overlook this fact.
In this session you will learn how to

-Identify the different types of IP (Trademarks, Copyright, Designs, Patents)
-Determine the costs involved in IP registration
-Understand the domestic verses International structure
-Incorporate IP in a Business Strategy And
-Realize the value and benefits of using IP protection (including patent box)

Come along to this session to find out the answers!

Gary Townley, Business Events Manager, Intellectual Property Office
Gary joined the Office in 1982 working originally in Southampton Buildings, London, in the Patents Directorate. He helped in the relocation of the IPO to Newport South Wales, training new staff before becoming head of the Patent Enquiry Unit. Gary joined the Business Outreach and Education team in 1999 and regularly provides Intellectual Property training at workshops, seminars and conferences, and is the current editor of IPInsight, the monthly E-newsletter for the IPO.

Dave Hopkins is a Business Engagement Manager for the Intellectual
Property Office Dave has worked for the IPO for 12 years in a number of key roles. Prior to joining the Office, Dave worked in a broad range of private sector organisations including the manufacturing and distribution sectors. Dave moved to the Business and Outreach Team in 2009 and is primarily responsible for raising awareness of intellectual property amongst UK businesses, with special emphasis on SMEs. He regularly gives talks about Intellectual Property at business exhibitions, workshops and seminars.

Bank of England Update
Bank’s latest assessment of supply and demand conditions; the business economy; credit conditions; and risks to growth and inflation. And some questions for the audience on business prospects.

Geoff Harding joined the Bank in 2002 as regional deputy agent and has toiled in the SW vineyard since that time.

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