5G networks and IP rights: winner takes all?

5G networks and IP rights: winner takes all?

5G phone networks promise faster + better global access to online services. But will IP rights in underlying 5G technology restrict roll-out in places most needing it? REGISTER NOW TO FIND OUT MORE IN THE FREE panel discussion organised by IPAN and the IET on TUES NOV 24 @3.00 – 4.30PM GMT!!

Debrief – Corporate LiveWire Intellectual Property 2020 Round Table

Debrief – Corporate LiveWire Intellectual Property 2020 Round Table

IPAN Director Associate Professor Dr Janice Denoncourt recently had the opportunity to participate in Corporate LiveWire’s Intellectual Property 2020 Round Table, held virtually this year.

Seven international IP experts discussed the significance of recent trends in the IP landscape…

2020 Activities for your Diary

2020 Activities for your Diary

Given the current COVID-19 restrictions, IPAN is delivering its current and planned 2021 events as webinars and Zoom based meetings. The next event is on Tues November 24th @3.00 – 4.30pm GMT: “5G mobile networks and IP rights: winner takes all?” IPAN’s major online expert discussion and Q&A in partnership with the IET. Free but early registration is essential!

IPAN-CIPU online IP teaching workshop July 8, 2020

IPAN-CIPU online IP teaching workshop July 8, 2020

In preparation for the autumn transition to online teaching of most IP courses, the UK Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN) and the US Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU), held a first, well attended (70 registrants),international Zoom workshop on July 8th to share good practice and practical tips amongst IP educators.

IP basics for SMEs

IP basics for SMEs

4iP Council has now launched the latest of its “4 Reasons 4 IP” basic guides focusing on Trademarks following its earlier guides on Patents and Copyright. The Guides have been produced in collaboration with expert groups including IPAN. They provide practical, interactive web advice that aims to help SMEs and innovative businesses understand the economic and strategic value of their intellectual property.

IP Awareness Summit UC Berkeley – March 2020

IP Awareness Summit UC Berkeley – March 2020

In early March, IPAN director and convenor of the IPAN Education Group, Professor Ruth Soetendorp, was a speaker at the 3rd IP Awareness Summit held at UC Berkeley, CA.  The Summit was organised by Bruce Berman, founder of  the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU)  an independent, non-profit organization that helps raise awareness of IP rights and how they impact people’s lives.