Patents Information Seminar - Building A Business On Your Ideas

Venue:
Solas Building, IT Tralee
 
Date:
16/04/2015
 
Time:
9am to 3pm
 
Category:
Seminar
 

The seminar will focus on:- how business should be aware of and can exploit the value of Intellectual Property (Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and Copyright) and the support structures that are available for small businesses and start ups from the State and Europe. PLEASE CLICK ON THE TITLE ABOVE FOR A FULL AGENDA

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8:45 – 9:15

Registration

 

9:15 – 9:20

Welcome & Introduction

Patents Office to facilitate

 

9:20 – 10:20

 

 

What Intellectual Property should mean to your business?

 

  • Brief overview of patents, trade marks, designs and copyright
  • The importance of IP rights for your business
  • The benefits of protecting IP – examples(case studies) of good practice
  • To protect or not to protect (risks)?
  • Role of a patent-trade mark agent?

 

Paul Keane

FRKelly

European & Irish Patent Attorney

Applying for IP Rights and the importance of looking before you leap

 

  • IP Protection just in Ireland or abroad – considering your markets,  how and where to apply
  • Where to get more detailed information on IP
  • Why you should research existing IP in your area of business or technology.
  • Where to look e.g.– ESPACENET (Interested in a workshop after lunch?)

 

David Hyde

Patents Office

 

10:20 – 11.10

 

Commercialisation

 

  • IP strategy as a part of Business strategy
  • IP and the Innovation cycle
  • State supports for innovative business – EI innovation, R&D commercialisation

 

Joe Doyle

EnterpriseIreland

 

Building a business – a practical guide

 

  • Business context overview, Markets, Technologies, Risk, Evaluation and Due Diligence (Research)
  • Proof of Concept – “Is my idea any good and how do I prove it?”
  • Strategies for developing and exploiting IP – tools & process - manufacture/license

 

Colin PopeEnterprise Ireland

 

 

11:10 – 11:30

Tea/coffee

 

 

11:30 – 11:50

 

EnterpriseEurope Network

 

How to make the most of the European marketplace

  • Advice / mentoring
  • Enterprise Europe Network in Ireland
  • Overview of available Services
  • Step by Step support for Technology Partnering

 

Jan Gerritsen,

EnterpriseEurope Network

 

 

11:50 - 12:15

Tom Crean Business Centre

 

IP and business supports through Technology Transfer

 

 

 

External Services

Institute of TechnologyTralee

 12:15 - 12.40

Local EnterpriseOffice, Kerry

 

  • How LEOs supports new ideas and businesses.

 

Tomás Hayes, Head of Local Enterprise Office, Kerry.

  1. 12.40:- 14:00
  • Lunch

 

 

14:00 – 15:00

 

Didn’t get a chance to ask a question!

 

Avail of One on One sessions with the following :

  • EnterpriseEurope Network
  • Tom Crean Business Centre, IT Tralee
  • Patents Office
  • Patent /Trade Mark Attorney
  • Local Enterprise Office, Kerry
  • EnterpriseIreland

 

ESPACENET workshop –  a demonstration from the Patents Office on how to search a free online technology database with access to 80 million patent documents

 

 

 

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