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“Extremely interesting day that has given me a very sound grounding in approaching Intellectual Property Rights related issues at work.”
Chantal Shearing, Jaguar Land Rover
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
“It was very engaging, I was able to incorporate the examples from my job and help me understand the technical aspects better. I really liked the discussion format, it kept me engaged. I would normally get sleepy around 3pm but today I wasn’t even close!”.
Philip Wampamba, Wellcome Trust
4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
“The trainer was extremely knowledgeable in the area of Intellectual Property Rights. Very good use of examples and case studies throughout the day was helpful in re-affirming the course content and kept delegates engaged at all times.”
Diane Thomas, Thales UK Limited
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
“I thoroughly enjoyed the day and feel that I have learned more about intellectual property rights. The course was extremely useful and will help me in my day-to-day work.”
Julia Smith, RSPB
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
“Very interesting and engaging course. I liked getting a fresh perspective on Intellectual Property Rights. I really enjoyed the way this course was delivered, if trainers are all to this standard I will definitely use GA again.”
Xanthe Banham, Responsive Load Limited
4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)
“The trainer’s knowledge and passion for the subject promoted discussion on the practical application of the theory taught on the course”.
Nick Franklin, AWE plc
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
“The course has increased my knowledge on Intellectual Property. The information on NDA’s and data protection was extremely useful as well as providing me with a greater understanding of patents, trademarks etc.”.
Belinda Hamilton, Feltech
4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
“Differentiating between types of IPR, how to go about registering it, post-Brexit fallout, benefits of an NDA and how to protect ourselves”.
Helen Hathaway, TPG Maritime
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
“It was good to identify certain actions that I should take that will benefit our business”.
Dave Inman, APP Learn
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
“The course was really valuable. In particular, learning about overseas approaches and laws”.
John Constable, TP Group
4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)

Duration
1 day

What is this course about?
Copyright, trade marks, patents and designs – the core intellectual property rights – provide essential protection for many businesses from computer software to patents for pharmaceuticals, trade mark and domain names to written specifications.

This course provides an intensely practical day’s training on the legal IP issues which matter in practice. You will learn how to seize opportunities and maximise value; how to ensure rights are not lost and those created are protected.

From licensing agreements to the latest new rules on technology contracts under EU competition law, this course is pertinent, relevant and up-to-date. Interactive sessions ensure delegates have a wide opportunity to consult one of the UK’s leading intellectual property practitioners.

Objectives
For delegates to:

  • Understand the legal principles of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Understand Intellectual Property Rights in practice
  • Recognise and seize opportunities
  • Protect rights
  • Be aware of EU law in theory and practice

The course aims to ensure delegates leave with a full range of information and skills in this area and know what action to take to ensure their business documentation contains the essential protection needed to ensure rights are kept and enhanced.

Key topics covered

  1. Introduction to intellectual property
  2. Patents
  3. Confidential Information and non disclosure agreements
  4. Licensing Agreements and contract issues for IP licensing
  5. Copyright and database right
  6. Other IP rights
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Who would benefit?
Anyone involved in protection of intellectual property including:

  • Commercial, marketing and procurement managers and business executives
  • Inventors and creators of ideas, business models, projects, music, software and sytems
  • Anyone involved in research and development
  • Data handlers
  • Media executives
  • Patent, IP, trademarks or licensing managers or counsel
  • Business development managers
  • In-house lawyers

Objectives
For delegates to:

  • Understand the legal principles of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Understand Intellectual Property Rights in practice
  • Recognise and seize opportunities
  • Protect rights
  • Be aware of EU law in theory and practice

The course aims to ensure delegates leave with a full range of information and skills in this area and know what action to take to ensure their business’ documentation contains the essential protection needed to ensure rights are kept and enhanced.


Duration
1 day.

What is this course about?
Copyright, trade marks, patents and designs – the core intellectual property rights – provide essential protection for many businesses from computer software to patents for pharmaceuticals, trade mark and domain names to written specifications.

This course provides an intensely practical day’s training on the legal IP issues which matter in practice. You will learn how to seize opportunities and maximise value; how to ensure rights are not lost and those created are protected.

From licensing agreements to the latest new rules on technology contracts under EU competition law, this course is pertinent, relevant and up-to-date. Interactive sessions ensure delegates have a wide opportunity to consult one of the UK’s leading intellectual property practitioners.

Outcomes
For delegates to:

  • Understand the legal principles of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Understand Intellectual Property Rights in practice
  • Recognise and seize opportunities
  • Protect rights
  • Be aware of EU law in theory and practice

The course aims to ensure delegates leave with a full range of information and skills in this area and know what action to take to ensure their business documentation contains the essential protection needed to ensure rights are kept and enhanced.

Who would benefit?
Anyone involved in protection of intellectual property including:

  • Commercial, marketing and procurement managers and business executives
  • Inventors and creators of ideas, business models, projects, music, software and sytems
  • Anyone involved in research and development
  • Data handlers
  • Media executives
  • Patent, IP, trademarks or licensing managers or counsel
  • Business development managers
  • In-house lawyers

Key topics covered

1. Introduction to intellectual property

  • Patents
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Copyright
  • Interaction between the various rights
  • Ensuring full value and avoiding disputes

2. Patents

  • Registered patents for inventions in the UK and abroad
  • What is protected by patent?
  • Cost and value of patenting
  • When to apply for patents
  • How to ensure inventions are properly protected
  • Licensing and exploitation of patents

3. Confidential Information and non disclosure agreements

  • Practical guidance and group exercise
  • Which information is confidential?
  • Risks of disclosure
  • Enforcement of NDA’s
  • Litigation issues
  • Employee and other contracts and non competition restrictions
  • Ensuring NDA’s are effective

4. Licensing Agreements and contract issues for IP licensing

  • R&D agreements
  • Relevant law and management of IP rights
  • Commercial protection in contract clauses
  • Ensuring rights are properly exploited and full royalties are paid for their use
  • EU and UK competition rules
  • Licensing agreements including the EU technology transfer block exemption regulation
  • Export and import of IP protected goods in Europe
  • Parallel imports and legal issues
  • Internet selling and other areas

5. Copyright and database right

  • Including rights in computer software and software licence agreements
  • Tender and other documents
  • Computer software and copyright law
  • Protection of databases
  • What notices to place on documents
  • Ownership issues and disputes
  • Importance of contractual clauses in agreements

6. Other IP rights

  • Trade marks and design rights
  • Protection for names, sounds, colours, logos, shape of goods and their packaging by trade mark law
  • Protection for unregistered rights by way of the law of passing off
  • Protection of the appearance of articles by design right
  • Registered design right protection in the UK and Europe
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Intellectual Property Rights – Open Course

We run the Intellectual Property Rights course regularly in London throughout the year.

Click on any of the dropdown items below to find out more about our Intellectual Property Rights open course.

You can view full booking terms and conditions here.

If you would prefer to, or if your question is not answered below, you can just pick up the phone and call us on 0845 130 5714 or email info@contractlawtraining.co.uk.

The next course is taking place on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

You can book this course using the registration form at the top right of this page.

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Our Intellectual Property Rights open course in London is delivered by Rebecca Attree. Rebecca delivers our suite of contract law open courses encompassing Business Contract Law, Drafting Commercial Contracts, Effective Contract Negotiation and Contract Management.

Rebecca graduated in Law from Downing College, Cambridge and qualified as a company commercial solicitor in the City of London. In 1993, Rebecca set up her own law firm, Attree & Co. specialising in contentious and non-contentious international commercial advice. Attree & Co now provides mediation services and training to corporates and individuals. Rebecca’s professional practice has led her to gain over 30 years’ experience in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and resolving disputes.

Rebecca has over 20 years’ experience in devising courses and providing training in Europe in business contract law, international law, corporate law, intellectual property, negotiation and dispute resolution for both public and in-house courses.

Other topics include client care and professional standards and comparative law. She has particular expertise in advising on cross-border agreements that raise issues of applicable law and jurisdiction.

Clients include large corporates in engineering and manufacturing, banking, utilities, emergency services, law firms and Law Society groups in the UK and overseas including Airbus, Barclays Bank plc, Taylor Wessing, Bird & Bird, Eurofighter, Ernst & Young. Weil Gotshal Manges LLP, Heroux Devtek and the BBC., corporate law, joint ventures, comparative law, agency, distribution, intellectual property, research and development, competition law, mediation, and dispute resolution.

As an Accredited Mediator, Rebecca assists parties to find successful long-term solutions to complex disputes, without the cost of going to court or arbitration. Her main sectors of expertise are mediating commercial contracts, aviation, property, construction and family office. She is fully accredited to mediate in the UK, the US, and online, and has considerable experience of international disputes. More than 90% of cases she has mediated have been resolved within a day or less.

Publications

– International Commercial Agreements (Thorogood).
– European Product Liabilities (Butterworths).

This one-day training programme is priced at £599 +VAT per delegate. This price includes the following:

  • All course documentation and take-away material
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • A certificate of learning upon successful completion of the training

You can pay for the course by credit card or request an invoice.

If you are booking more than one delegate onto this course, you will benefit from a multiple booking discount of 10% for the second delegate and 15% for each additional delegate after that.
This training programme is taking place at ETC Venues, Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London E1 6DQ.

The venue is conveniently located very close to Farringdon station.

All our venues benefit from free Wifi access and internet stations. A light tasty breakfast of fresh breads, pastries, fruit, speciality teas & coffee and juices is served from 8am, so please arrive early at the venue if you wish.

  • We never have more than 15 delegates attending any of our open courses
  • We also only allow a maximum of 4 delegates from the same organisation to attend the course
Coffee and registration is from 9am. All courses begin at 9.30am and training ends no later than 5pm.
Yes. We run this course regularly throughout the year. Call us on 0845 130 5714 or email info@contractlawtraining.co.uk and we will tell you the next available date(s).

Alternatively click here to be taken to our open courses page where you will find a calendar with all of our courses.

We are able to supply you with a list of local hotels with whom we have agreed special rates. This is available on request by emailing info@contractlawtraining.co.uk
There is no strict dress code for our events – please feel whatever you feel most comfortable in for learning. As a guide, most of our delegates choose a ‘smart casual’ attire.
Please let us know your dietary requirements in advance of the course and we will inform the onsite caterers.
By all means, please call us on 0845 130 5714 or send an email to info@contractlawtraining.co.uk.

Alternatively you can click on the big red enquiry button at the top of the page to send us a message.

We can deliver this course for your organisation / team using your own intellectual property examples to bring the course to life.

Simply call us on 0845 130 5714 or send an email to info@contractlawtraining.co.uk.

Alternatively you can click on the big red enquiry button at the top of the page to send us a message.


In-company training

Are you interested in running this course for your team or organisation?

Our intellectual property rights courses can be delivered on an in-company basis for up to 15 people.

All in-company courses are tailored to meet the unique circumstances of the client organisation and delegates. We will take as much time as necessary upfront to understand your contract challenges and the scenarios which will be most relevant to your delegates.

We can put the focus on any area of contract law and make reference to your contracts throughout the course.

On an in-company basis delegates get the opportunity to spend time consulting with one of the UK’s leading intellectual property rights practitioners on what IP means to them and their organisation.

From the outset we will provide you with expert advice and you will be assigned your own personal training adviser who will stay with you throughout the process.  Every team is different so we will provide you with a tailored training programme, designed around your team’s needs and focused on your desired outcomes.

All courses are followed up by a full training evaluation report and certificates of learning for each delegate.  For groups of up to 15 delegates per course, our in-company training is a very cost-effective way to develop your people and improve team performance.

Get in touch today for a full quotation to suit your budget.  To discuss your requirements in more detail with one of our friendly advisers please call on 0845 130 5714 or email one of the team at info@contractlawtraining.co.uk.   Alternatively you can complete the short contact form below.

Do you want to talk to us about this course?

You can call us on 0845 130 5714, start a live chat or send an enquiry.

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Next Course: 1 October 2019

£599 +VAT

Farringdon, London

All major credit cards accepted or you can request an invoice on the registration page.

Discounts available on additional delegates.

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Courses can be run at a venue of your choice and on a date of your choice.

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If you would like to discuss the Intellectual Property Rights course with someone on the phone, please call us on 0845 130 5714. Alternatively, if you would prefer, you can start a live chat or email us at info@contractlawtraining.co.uk or fill out our simple online contact form below and one of the team will get straight back to you.

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