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Intellectual Property Symposium Thursday 18 May 2017

2 Mar 2017

In partnership with Keltie, SCI presents a one-day symposium to explore the practical skills required to nurture and manage intellectual property (IP) within a business. IP attorneys, together with industry experts, will share their experiences of handling IP for businesses. This will touch on all types of IP, with a particular focus on patents and design rights. The day will conclude with a panel discussion including all speakers from the day, followed by a wine reception. Industry representatives from Keltie, NOESIS Consulting Solutions, Imperial Innovations, Gowling WLG, Kymab and Mylan will all be present.

This event will be held on Thursday 18 May 2017, at SCI’s London headquarters, book your place and gain further information here.

Speakers and subjects for the day will include;

Emily Weal, Senior Associate, Keltie
Introduction to IP & Patent applications
Emily joined Keltie after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a PhD in materials science. She has wide experience of different technological fields; the building industry, renewable energy, automotive engineering, metal and alloy production, food technology, medical devices and communications networks. Emily will be talking on two topics; Introduction to IP and Patent applications. This will include the types of IP and key information about each right (what it covers, how long it lasts, what each right gives you), plus how to read and interpret a patent specification.

Michael Moore, Partner, Keltie
The value of IP & IP Strategy
Michael has a broad academic background in chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and cellular biology. Before entering the patent profession, he spent two years at successful start-up biotechnology and gene therapy company. He will be speaking on both The value of IP and IP Strategy, including the uses of IP, how to leverage IP to your company’s best advantage and how to go about ‘harvesting’ inventions.

Jeremy Holmes, Patent Attorney and Due Diligence Manager, Imperial Innovations
Inventorship and ownership of IP
Jeremy began his chemistry academic career working with Nobel Laureate Professor Jean-Marie Lehn in Strasbourg. He then joined ICI as a research chemist and took on a variety of roles before entering the IP profession in 2000. His experience includes management of global patent and design portfolios for major business sectors and extensive experience in IP litigation and due diligence. Jeremey will be speaking alongside Camille Terfve, from Keltie, on Inventorship and ownership of IP. This will include; who should be included as an inventor of a patent or design and the importance of inventorship and experimental records.

Laura Kehoe, Director, Keltie
The Impact of Brexit on IP in the UK and Europe
Laura’s technical background is in biochemistry, but she has a particular interest in medical devices and is responsible for developing and managing IP portfolios for several emerging and established companies, including Imperial College spin-out, EMcision Ltd, and UrethroTech Ltd. She also handles prosecution for several large US universities, helping them achieve patent protection in Europe and the UK. Laura will be concluding the talks for the day with a timely presentation on The Impact of Brexit on IP in the UK and Europe.

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