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Autonomous Vehicles Expo – Telford

June 2019

Event date: 27th June 2019

HGF Partner Dr Chris Benson will be presenting ‘Autonomous Vehicle IP – Who will own the future?’ at the Autonomous Vehicles Expo in Telford on the 27th June 2019.

The Autonomous Vehicles industry is on the cusp of a revolution with industry investing heavily in the next generation of development. The Autonomous Vehicles Expo provides the opportunity to connect with technology and service leaders, discover advanced concepts, technologies and partners, enabling you to get your innovations to market faster.

Dr Chris Benson will be presenting ‘Autonomous Vehicle IP – Who will own the future?’ His presentation will cover key topics such as:

  • The types of IP involved with autonomous vehicles
  • Analysis of patent filing data relating to autonomous vehicles to consider the number of filings in recent years, the types of companies filing (and also not filing patents), in particular in differing geographical regions
  • The technical areas relating to autonomous vehicles in which developments might be patent protected

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