Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives – free seminar

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the UK Intellectual property Office will be hosting a series of three seminars on intellectual property this October. Each seminar is free and open all. WIPO simply ask that participants register in advance following the instructions below. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Continue reading

Freedom to Operate – Do you have the right?

It is vital that funders ensure the money they spend, goes to fund projects that have the best chance of realising impact.  It is with this in mind that they ask whether you have “freedom to operate”.  In the simplest terms, this means, do you have the right to go forward with your research outside the lab, or will you be infringing another party’s intellectual property (IP) rights?  Continue reading