Intellectual Property for Small Businesses
Having an understanding of intellectual property is vital for any business. Whether you want to protect an invention, design, logo or song, this free workshop will show you how.
Learn about the different types of intellectual property available such as trademarks, patents and copyright, as well as the benefits of incorporating IP into your business.
You’ll be shown the application processes and costs for each type of IP as well as an understanding of the issues involved in protecting your intellectual property.
To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in one of the following local council areas: East Devon, Mid Devon, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge or Exeter. If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker. You can find further details about the eligibility criteria here.
To bring with you:
If you are currently trading you must bring with you a copy of your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) Number that you will have received when you registered with HMRC. We need this to show our funders that you are operating a real business so that we can provide the support at no cost to you.
There will also be some forms that you need to complete and bring along with you to the workshop. Full details will be sent out in your confirmation email.
For more information about where to find your UTR number and details of the forms you will need to complete and bring with you, please click here.
If you have any questions about the eligibility criteria or information you need to bring with you please call us on 01837 608 250 before making a booking to avoid disappointment on the day.