Intellectual property is at the heart of innovative new businesses. It is probably the most valuable asset you have. So don’t neglect it!
David Moore and Elena Szentivanyi of boutique IP firm Henry Hughes IP will pass on their tips for protecting your intellectual property and avoiding conflicts with others.
The seminar will include guidance on:
- Researching appropriate databases so that you don’t commit yourself to a brand which infringes someone else’s rights.
- Filing applications to register different types of IP.
- Engaging third parties to create IP for you.
- Disclosing your IP to others without letting them steal your ideas.
Between them, Elena and David have over 40 years’ experience advising on intellectual property. This will be a great opportunity to learn some important tips and to ask questions.
About the facilitators:
Elena Szentivanyi, Director
Elena is a Director of Henry Hughes IP Ltd with over 20 years’ experience working with local and global businesses in the development, establishment, management, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights, specialising in trade marks and domain names.
Clients represented by Elena operate in a range of industries, and include pharmaceutical, fast-moving consumer goods, food products, cosmetics, sporting, fashion, IT, financial, entertainment and hospitality industries.
Elena has presented on aspects of Intellectual Property Law to business and design students and writes about trade mark issues for industry publications.
David Moore, Senior Associate
David has practiced in the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand, focusing on non-contentious intellectual property protection and commercialisation.
David’s expertise includes providing strategic advice on trade mark portfolio management, filing and prosecuting trade mark applications, advising on the availability and feasibility of new brands and conducting due diligence enquiries on target companies’ intellectual property. David also advises on and negotiates agreements relating to the licensing, transfer and commercialisation of intellectual property.
The nature of David’s international experience means that his advice on intellectual property is provided in the context of the client's broader position and commercial goals.
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