Intellectual Property has to be considered as part of your export and international trade strategy and this webinar will focus on updating attendees with the latest news from around the world – all relating to IP. How Brexit is affecting / going to affect IP, through to legislative changes from specific countries around the globe. Protect yourself, your business, your goods and services and join us for this important webinar.
Why Exporters need to be Savvy with IP
Whether you see IP as a core business concern or an avoidable niche interest here in the UK, one thing is clear; IP considerations are heightened for exporters.
Nic Ferrar, a Patent Attorney and Director of the East Midlands IP firm AdamsonJones, will discuss where IP risks and opportunities can arise, including:
- The types of IP protection available
- Where exporters can become unstuck
- How the strength of IP protection can influence export strategy
- How the value in IP is unlocked
- Recent trends in China
Nic qualified as a Patent Attorney in 2007 and has handled a wide variety of technical subject matter across a number of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, manufacturing, power, HVAC as well as more general consumer goods. Nic also maintains a strong interest in IP protection for software-related innovations and has successfully prosecuted a number of patent applications in fields including design, analysis, control, diagnostics and health monitoring. After graduating from the University of Leeds with a Masters of Mechanical Engineering degree, Nic took a commercial role within the engineering software industry, managing accounts in the automotive, aerospace and marine industries. He joined the patent profession in 2003, working for a London-based private practice. Since that time Nic has also gained experience in industry, at Rolls-Royce plc, where he both handled a patent prosecution caseload and advised the business on commercial IP matters.