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Lancashire Innovation Festival 2020

October 2020

Event date: 27th October 2020

HGF Partners Janet Knowles and Dr Chris Benson will join ‘Safeguarding Intellectual Property to Achieve Business Success’ online event at the Lancashire Innovation Festival 2020.

Safeguarding Intellectual Property to Achieve Business Success

27th October 11am (GMT)

In today’s competitive business environment, safeguarding intellectual property is critical for every business and cannot be overlooked. Intellectual property helps in developing and maintaining a company’s long-term revenue streams and increase shareholder value. IP also helps companies to protect technology innovations and gain competitive advantage in their respective arenas.

Pete Leather, Head of IP and Commercialisation at the UCLan, will be joined by HGF Partners Janet Knowles and Dr Chris Benson to discuss how innovations can be protected through the use of intellectual property.

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