The Intellectual Property Awareness Network
an independent non-profit organisation working to improve understanding of patents, trade marks, designs, copyright and other intellectual property (IP) rights and their value to society, focusing its activities on the Education, Finance and Economics, and Parliamentary sectors
News and Events
Industry and IP Professionals discuss challenges and opportunities of Brexit at IPAN meeting on 15 March 2017
Prof Ruth Soetendorp shares IPAN’s recent research with the National Union of Students on perception and practice of IP policies in HEIs at an Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) event on 2nd Feb 2017 at Lancaster University.
IPAN Vice-Chair, Mandy Haberman, reports on the European Progress Conference 2017: Dissemination of IP knowledge in universities which took place at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich from 24-25 January
The Group draws on the wide experience in the broad IPAN membership of how IP education (or the lack of it) affects graduate career prospects.
Establishing IP value and exploiting the economic potential of IP assets remain much of a mystery to businesses, financiers and investors. This Group is working to help get IP understood as a key asset class for business growth and economic development.