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Training

The basics of Intellectual Property

Module Leader/s: Clive Lawrence/John Sykes


Full Day course 

Overview 

This informative and interactive full day session (which combines theory-based learning with a series of interactive group sessions) has been created to provide a comprehensive introduction to the relevant law for anyone who works day to day with the things intellectual property protects – technologies, ideas and innovations, original designs and new products, brands and advertising, software and databases, creativity and creative work in all its forms. 

Module aims 

This module aims to provide participants with: 

  • the knowledge and understanding they need to take the right steps in order to identify, protect and defend the intellectual property rights they and their businesses create, and turn innovation into value.
  • the legal understanding to avoid the pitfalls that can cause opportunities to be lost or can expose them to liability
  • a thorough introduction to the key concepts of intellectual property law. 

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this module, participants will: 

  • understand the key concepts that underpin UK intellectual property law;
  • understand where creativity and effort can be turned into valuable property rights and what can be done to identify, protect and defend those rights;
  • be better armed to deal with threats from outside and to avoid liability for infringement;
  • be able to use the learning they have acquired to add value to their business; and
  • have had the chance to discuss and argue positions extensively throughout the group work and case studies, giving them the confidence to apply what they have learned in a live environment. 

The Basics of Intellectual Property: Course Agenda

09:00 - 09:30 Coffee and Registration
09:30 - 09:35 Introduction to the day
 09:35 - 10:15 An introduction to inventions, patent law and know-how
10:15 - 11:00  Group work and case study
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:45 An introduction to design law and registered designs
11:45 - 12:30 Group work and case study
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 14:00 An introduction to copyright and database rights
14:00 - 14:15 Group work and case study
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:15 An introduction to trade marks and passing off
15:15 - 16:15 Group work and case study
16:15 - 16:30  Recap of the day

 

The Cost

Our standard charge is £200 plus VAT per delegate for a full day course, if it is being held at our premises or a venue close to our offices.  In addition, we do offer three for the price of two rates.

For a half day course, our fees are £125 plus VAT per delegate.

Should you require the course to be held in-house at your premises, then the fee would be £2,000 plus VAT for up to 12 attendees.  Should your premises be in London, then the fee would be £2500 plus VAT plus travel and hotel costs. 

For a half day course, our fee would be £1250 or £1500 for London plus travel costs. 

If you are interested in reserving a place, please contact our Events Manager, Emma Holehan on 0113 280 2035 or emma.holehan@luptonfawcett.law

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Delegate testimonials

“ I just want to add that yesterday’s seminar was absolutely brilliant, the speakers, their subject knowledge and content was exceptional and it was delivered in such a way that an otherwise difficult and sometimes ‘dry’ subject came across in manageable and enjoyable format.” Kate Swinton, Sweet Squared

“This was one of  only a handful of courses that I have  ever been on where I have walked away having thought that it was time well spent, and that I had  learnt something"  Gemma Gill, Call Credit Information Group Leeds  

“Well presented with  especially useful discussions about real case studies. Excellent training day throughout“. Saoirse Cowley, Government Legal Department

“Pitched at the right level; not too detailed but sufficient to enable an overall understanding of key aspects of employment law”.  Chris Brewster, Animal Care Plc 

“Excellent presentation, clear learning outcomes and very good case studies”. Attendee Chaucer Foods Limited 

“Excellent and entertaining delivery“.  Bred Duncan, Duncan Chartered Accountants 

“Very well presented. All information detailed and very well put across”.  Mathew Chafer, Begbies Traynor  

“Excellent presenters, dynamic case studies and examples”.  Camilla Reece, Financial Force  

“Really enjoyed the day ; learned something new ! Excellent facilitators“. Sarah Kelly, HR Manager CPP 

“Very well presented and very informative”.  Shanna Pindair, Yorkshire Energy Partnership 

“Detailed , very informative, great use of case studies to illustrate examples”. Alexandra Myer, Morrisons Supermarket Plc