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Sheffield Hallam University – AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator

April 2021

Event date: 26th April 2021

The AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator supports start-ups, academics and businesses working in wellbeing with mentoring, sector expertise and specialist facilities.

HGF Partner Vanessa Stainthorpe will be running a workshop on 26th April. She will cover:

  • Overview of intellectual property rights
  • The role of intellectual property
  • Common misconceptions about IP
  • Freedom to operate
  • Key considerations
    • Inventorship
    • Ownership
    • Timing
    • Cost

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