IP & Commercialisation Strategies for MedTech

This course is suitable for anyone from the NHS, academia or industry with an interest in intellectual property (IP) and the commercialisation of medical technologies. Delivered in partnership with Venner Shipley LLP.

Next Course: 28th October 2021 13:00 - 14:30

Course overview

Intellectual Property often plays a pivotal role in successfully commercialising inventions, spinning-out companies based on new technologies and spreading innovative ideas. This 90 min course will help guide you through key decision points and will be delivered online in two parts.

Part 1 will focus on the innovation process, how to translate an idea into a viable product or service. Topics covered will include:

  • The innovation process, from idea to market
  • Establishing proof-of-concept
  • Technology licensing strategies
  • Creating spin-out companies
  • Funding opportunities for innovators

Part 2 of the course will be delivered in partnership with leading firm of European Intellectual Property Attorneys Venner Shipley LLP and will focus on IP strategy development. Delivered by Christopher Dunleavy, a UK and European Patent Attorney based at Venner Shipley, this part of the session provides an introduction to IP and illustrates how IP is used.


Who would benefit from attending?

Career professionals such as:

  • NHS Research & Development Managers
  • Commercial Directors
  • Business Development Managers
  • Innovation and technology transfer leads
  • Innovators with an early-stage idea
Intellectual Property

Course Fees

Industry: £25 +VAT per participant

NHS staff: Free

Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Meet the speakers

Dr Karen Law, Head of Innovation, Health Enterprise East

Dr Anne Blackwood, Chief Executive, Health Enterprise East

Venner Shipley is a prominent full-service European intellectual property firm with a uniquely diverse team. Our leading group of patent attorneys, trademark and design attorneys, patent solicitors and barristers provide complete IP service to our client base.

We specialise in a variety of sectors, enabling innovations across industries to be protected for your business. Our team consists of individuals with real industry experience, so we can offer market-leading insights and advice in intellectual property law.

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