Thursday 22 October 2020, 12.00pm-1.15pm   Online event, accessible via your computer

This free webinar will explain the basics behind patent protection and and how to use internet databases to search for patents.

Have you ever wondered if you need a patent? This online webinar will explain the basics behind patent protection and registration, and how to use internet databases and resources to search for patents. The session will include a live demonstration of a patent search to guide delegates through the process.

By taking part in this webinar you will be automatically enrolled on Innovating for Growth Start-ups. An ERDF funded British Library programme to help get your business off the ground. I4G Start-ups consists of 12 hours of support spread over 8 webinars; Doing Research from Home; Introduction to Lean Start Up; Research for New Business; Introduction to Patent Searching; Introduction to Registered Designs; Introduction to Trade Mark Searching; and Get Started Part 1 and 2. Once you have completed all of these webinars you will receive a certificate of completion.

About the presenter, Ziaad Khan: Ziaad Khan is a British Library Business & IP Centre intellectual property information expert. He presents the British Library Business & IP Centre’s series of intellectual property workshops. He has worked with a diverse range of businesses from all sectors, especially helping those who are at a start-up and growth level.

Please note this is an online webinar. You do not need to come into the library to attend.

This webinar is delivered by the Business & IP Centre London team based at the British Library, using Citrix software. The British Library Business & IP Centre supports people to start, protect and grow their businesses. See the British Library privacy statement and Citrix privacy statement.

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