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Introducing patents searching workshop

Created with innovators in mind, this workshop looks at the UK’s intellectual property system and the value of protecting your product by patenting, and guides you through the information available on free web databases.

The workshop will explain the patenting process, and then explain how to search each of the databases. You will have a chance to practice at the end of the workshop, with expert staff on hand to answer any questions and provide help.

What is a patent? [pdf]

What our users say

“Can't think of any improvements. the presenter was very inspirational and helpful – she stayed behind late to answer everyone’s questions. Great workshop!”
- Birgitte Lydum

Event details

Who should attend? Entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators and pre-start businesses who have an idea or product that they are planning to patent, or who wants to gain a deeper understanding of patents.
Place: British Library Business & IP Centre
Cost: Free
How to Book: View our events calendar and book online - Please be aware there is a 10 minute cutoff time for any late attendees in order to ensure that the workshop is not disrupted for other attendees.

Event dates

Wed 22 October 2014, 17.00 - 19.00

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Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
Email: Reference Team

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