Intellectual Property for Academics – a ‘grand tour’ of IP

‘‘Intellectual Property for Academics’’

Wednesday 24th January 10:30 – 12:00Talbot Campus

A workshop presented by Dr Nicholas Malden, Partner at D Young&Co, a leading top-tier European intellectual property firm and Bournemouth University’s preferred choice for patent advice.


A person in a suit and tieDescription automatically generatedNick Malden has more than 18 years’ experience in intellectual property specialising in patents, in particular those concerned with electronics, physics, materials, medical devices, and software. Prior to joining D Young & Co he was a research associate at Manchester University, based at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), in Hamburg, Germany.


Nick Malden will do a ‘grand tour’ of IP for academics, which will include:

  • A brief intro to IP and its value for the holder and wider society
  • Inventorship and ownership – What’s important and what are the considerations in research projects?
  • Third party IP rights – What are the considerations?
  • What needs to go in a patent application?
  • Patent filing versus trade secret versus disclosure – choices and consequences

This is a unique opportunity to listen to valuable discussions, ask questions and learn ‘‘the need to know’’ from an industry expert about IP from the academic perspective.


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