IPAN is pleased to share the video of our recent event held at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London on the occasion of World IP Day 2023, summarising some of the key points from our stellar panel on ‘Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity’, which welcomed a panel of experts discussing the successes of women in the creative industries and the challenges they face in accessing and protecting IP.

This very special event was chaired by IPAN Chairman John Ogier, and welcomed speakers Penny Philpotts from the Intellectual Property Office UK; Andrea Brewster OBE, Lead Executive Officer of IP Inclusive and former President of The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys; Kristen Tapping, Entrepreneur and Product Design Engineer, currently developing GoRolloe, a startup that creates air filtration devices for vehicles to capture harmful particulate matter in urban areas; Sarah Talland, trade mark attorney with Potter Clarkson LLP; Dr Bola Olabisi FRSA, Founder & CEO of GlobalWIIN with GlobalWIIN & IPAN Award Winner Patience Nwodu FRSA – Inventor & Creator of Chibu Reusable Carriers; and Associate Professor Dr Janice Denoncourt, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University and Author of ‘Intellectual Property, Finance and Corporate Governance’ (2018).