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Wednesday, March 6 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
EPO Technical Session - Your Invention: Protect and Profit FULL

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Inventions can be protected by legal rights - patents - but making money from them requires a business plan. Two experts from the world of business and academia assess the merits of patents and their alternatives (e.g. trade secrets) in optimising a strategy for commercial success. Different innovations require different approaches to secure investment, deter infringement and protect market share. See how deciding to file a patent (or not!) fits into the bigger picture of research and product development.

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Jeremy Philpott

Principal Directorate Communication, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
As Chef vom Dienst, Jeremy co-ordinates the various external communication activities of the EPO - via printed publications, the website and media relations - for diverse audiences. He supports the Principal Director for Communication in strategic planning, topic-scouting and being a spokesperson. From 2006 to 2012 Jeremy led the European Patent Academy's Innovation Support Unit promoting and supporting patent-related IP training to industry and... Read More →

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Professor Anselm Kamperman Sanders

Professor, University Maastricht
Professor Anselm Kamperman Sanders is a faculty member of International and European Law at Maastricht University, where he specialises in Intellectual Property Professor Sanders is recognised as Director of the Advanced Masters Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (IPKM LLM/MSc), and Academic Director of the Institute for Globalisation and International Regulation (IGIR) at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He is Director... Read More →
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Jean-Christophe Troussel

Bird & Bird, LESI, Brussels
Jean-Christophe Troussel is a partner at the law firm Bird & Bird. He has more than 20 years of experience in contentious and transactional intellectual property and technology matters. He has represented clients in all types of IP dispute resolution, including patent, know-how and trademark matters. He has assisted them in negotiating and drafting all sorts of collaborations in which technology or brands are essential. He also counsels... Read More →

Wednesday March 6, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
European Parliament A08F388

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