Start-Up Workshop: Intellectual Property

15 Feb 2024 10:00 - 12:00

Black Country & Marches Institute of Technology
Zoological Drive
West Midlands


  • Start-Up Member Rate: Free
FREE to Start-Up Business Club members only

Start-Up Workshop: Intellectual Propery
Thursday 15th February 10.00am - 12.00pm

Our Guest Speaker is Simon Barker from Freeths and hosted by Black Country & Marches Institute of Technology

Freeths are a top 50 law firm, with 13 offices across the UK and a network of partner law firms around the globe.
In this workshop we will be sharing some useful tips to help start-ups and Next Gen businesses understand, protect and commercialise one of their most valuable assets: their intellectual property.

  • 5 tips to make the most out of your intellectual property
  • IP infringement and what happens next
  • Exiting your business – how to navigate common IP pitfalls
  • Negotiating NDA’s – what should you be thinking about?
  • David and Goliath – Negotiating with Big Tech

Free to Start-Up Business Club Members Only
One free visitor pass available to Start-Up companies upon request please email:

The Start-Up Business Club is kindly partnered by Black Country & Marches Institute of Technology

Please note bookings will close at 3pm on Wednesday 14th February

For Directions please click HERE

There is a large car park opposite the building for students, staff and visitors.  The barrier will be open and the car park is sign posted.  You do not need to supply car registrations.  There is also a disabled parking area directly in front of the building with three electric car charging points.


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