Patents Trade Marks Designs

Patents? Trade Marks? Intellectual Property Rights. What’s it all about?

August 11, 2017

Swindell & Pearson has set up a regular intellectual property (IP) drop in session that anyone who is interested in finding out more about intellectual property rights is welcome to attend.

We're committed to helping raise awareness of the benefits of IP rights and how so many businesses are potentially missing out on protecting an asset that could account for up to 70% of a company’s value as studies often suggest. The sessions will be held at our offices on Friar Gate in Derby.

Marketing Manager Mahir Raoof commented, “After helping many of our Derby clients protect their valuable IP rights, a lot of them were saying to us how valuable they have found obtaining protection to have been but that they didn’t previously know where or who to turn to. Recognising the need for such a service, we have decided to run a monthly session with anyone welcome to come along regardless of their existing level of knowledge or interest in the subject. It could be that someone who is considering obtaining patent or trade mark protection for their business or just someone who wants to learn more about potential opportunities and risks to be aware of.

So far we’ve had solicitors, university lecturers, first year law students interested in finding out the intellectual property profession, owners of growing businesses, and individuals looking to set up their own companies in the future all attend.

The first few events have been really well received and we want to help the local business community gain a greater level of knowledge around the subject of IP. Hopefully we’ll be hosting them for a long time yet to help Derby cement its position as the UK Capital of Innovation”.

If you’re interested in attending the next scheduled session then please feel free to register on the Eventbrite link which can be found here. Alternatively, please feel free to get in contact on 01332 367 051 or via email at [email protected].

Swindell & Pearson is a UK based intellectual property firm that has been helping businesses and individuals obtain patent, trade mark, and design right protection for their ideas, innovations and brands for over 135 years. With its head office in Derby, the firm also has offices in Stoke, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Sheffield and Burton upon Trent. To find out how Swindell & Pearson can help you and your business with any patent, trade mark or design right matters please get in touch via [email protected] or by telephone on 01332 367 051.