Thank you to Gill Smith for an insightful talk at our last network meeting

At our network meeting  on Tuesday 20th March, Gill Smith delivered a fascinating talk on her experience as  Group IP Director at Dyson Technology. In particular, she spoke of the challenges Dyson have faced with copycat versions of their successful blade-less fan, particularly coming out of China since 2010. Her talk included discussing issues such as:

  • Available strategies to stop the copyists
  • What to expect as a result
  • How much you need to invest
  • Maintaining your sanity if you get copied!

A copy of Gill’s slides, which includes tips on enforcing IP in china, can be found here.

The meeting was followed by informal discussions over a drink and nibbles.

We had an excellent turn out of around 40 guests for this meeting, so it was also a great opportunity to network with fellow IPAN members.

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