The Business & IP Centre: London
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB
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Protecting your ideas
Intellectual property is vital to the business process. Knowing how to protect your idea, whether it’s an invention or a brand name, can save you a lot of time and money. Read on to find out about patents, trademarks, copyright and registered designs.
If you have an invention or idea, it’s important that you understand your intellectual property and how to exploit it.
Find out how intellectual property protects assets that may be integral to the core services of the business and overall long-term viability.
Find out how to stop others from making, using or selling your invention without your permission.
Find out all you need to know about registered designs for your small business
Up-to-date quality information for researching key industries, handpicked by our experts.
Over £5m worth of current market reports from top publishers Mintel, Frost & Sullivan, Passport and more.
Upcoming workshops & events
This workshop will explain the basics of copyright, including eligible works, duration of protection, key resources, and an introduction to protecting and managing your copyright as well as using the work of others.
This is an interactive half-day workshop to make your business more ethical and green.
This webinar provides the ideal introduction to Lean Start-Up philosophy and practices.
This interactive session, part of the Design Create Sell series of workshops, is essential for any designer/maker or SME that is planning to outsource their production or is experiencing problems with their manufacturing.