Upcoming Workshop – Introduction to Intellectual Property with Vitae & the Government IP Office

2nd March 2020, 10:30-15:30
YH/001b (Research Centre for Social Sciences)
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This training session will provide a detailed overview of the ways in which you can protect your ideas and the main types of intellectual property rights including patents, copyright, and trademarks and branding. This one day training event will be led by Vitae and the Governmental Intellectual Property Office. This training will also have input from university staff offering support at York and information on who to go to for help. Astrid Lorenz from Symbiosis IP will provide IP case studies on staff they have supported at York, including filing for patents. Come and boost your knowledge of how to protect and share your research.

Lunch will be provided.

For the purposes of delivering and evaluating the programme Vitae and the IPO request that you complete this pre-workshop survey. You will be agreeing to share your details and this information with Vitae/CRAC and the IPO and the information will only be used for the purposes of delivering and evaluating the programme. 

Please can you bring a wi-fi-enabled device to the training session in order to complete the post-workshop survey which Vitae and the IPO will then be able to compare with the pre-workshop survey.

Draft programme for 2nd March 2020

1030-1100: Introduction to IP, why it is important, and a background to the Intellectual Property Office; delivered by Vitae trainer Dr Katy Mahoney

1100-1145: Overview of copyright – what is it, what can/cannot be copyrighted, exceptions and infringement; delivered by Dr Katy Mahoney

1145-1230: Overview of patents – what are they, why they matter, what is excluded, patenting process; delivered by Dr Katy Mahoney

1230-1315: Lunch break – lunch will be provided

1315-1345: Overview of registered design – the rules around it, practical examples; delivered by Dr Katy Mahoney

1345-1415: Trademarks and branding – – the rules around it, practical examples; delivered by Dr Katy Mahoney

1415-1445: University presentation: how, when and where to go for support on IP related matters; delivered by Research and Enterprise Team

1445-1515: Case studies from university staff and Astrid Lorenz from Symbiosis IP

1515-1530: Final questions and close.

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