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CIPPM continues to be ready to respond to requests from industry, commerce, professional practice and policy makers with regard to Intellectual Property Enterprise.

Members of the Centre enjoy strong links with professional practitice, industry, commerce and public sector institutions. These relationships put us in a strong position to address the IP Enterprise requests that you might have. CIPPM responses will always be tailored to meet the needs of the client, and will be centred in the context of the client’s field of business.

Whatever your IP Enterprise question e.g. valuing the IP in a new technology development, drafting a non-disclosure agreement with an overseas licensee, drafting a consultancy contract that will ensure you retain IP in their innovations, preparing for a company merger or acquisition – CIPPM will draw out the key issues and work with you to address them.

CIPPM’s clients have included GCHQ, Babcock plc, DEK plc, LearningTree, Gillette UK plc, Royal Sun Alliance, Jetro, Higher Education Academy, RAGnet, DELPHI Automotive plc, and a government defence agency.

International IP Enterprise contracts have involved CIPPM working with the European Patent Office to prepare candidate states for EU membership; with the World Intellectual Property Organisation in China, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam; with the European Community in China; with the World Bank in India.

IP Enterprise and Research activity have led to CIPPM contributing to national and international intellectual property policy, management and education initiatives through collaborations with partners including the UK Intellectual Property Office and the European Community. Professor Ruth Soetendorp, CIPPM Associate Director (Enterprise), is Member of the European Intellectual Property Teachers Network (EIPTN) and Education Group convenor of the Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN).

Ruth Soetendorp - Professor Soetendorp is the Centre's Associate Director (IP Enterprise)
Alice Gould - Visiting Lecturer
Lingling Wei - Senior Lecturer in Business Law
Paul Cole - Visiting Professor
Study into Design Rights Infringement - A 15 Months project commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office to investigate the extent and scale of the infringement of registered and unregistered design rights in the UK.
Matt Fisher – Cast Adrift on a Sea of Uncertainty? Equivalency within Patent Law April 19, 2018 - Public Lecture - Thursday 19 April 2018, 18:00, Room EB206
Robin Wright – Licensing Challenges for Open Education in Australian Higher Education March 29, 2017 - Research Seminar - Wednesday 29 March 2017, 16.00
Teaching Copyright for Critical Perspectives: Teacher Development Event July 7, 2016 - 7th (evening) - 8th July 2016, Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University

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Spring Public Lectures Series 2020 November 30, 2019 - Péter Mezei (6 February), Noam Shemtov (5 March) and Sir Richard Arnold LJ (2 April) will present the CIPPM Public Lectures 2020
Visiting Research Fellows join CIPPM in Summer 2019 July 8, 2019 - Three Visiting Research Fellows joined CIPPM / Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence this summer as part of the short-term residential fellowship programme 2019 Pieter van Cleynebruegel from the Liège Competition and Innovation Institute (LCII) of the University of Liège. Professor Van Cleynebruegel is a legal researcher on theories of regulation and their application to EU […]
A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects – now published July 8, 2019 - A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects (Cambridge University Press) is a book that focuses on 50 objects to tell a history of the intellectual property system, and why it matters today. The book brings together an interesting group of interdisciplinary scholars to tell a wide-ranging audience why they should care about intellectual property. […]
Spring Public Lectures Series 2019 December 17, 2018 - Our public lectures series on topical issues of intellectual property law and policy is open to anyone to attend, but space is limited. Please email Terry Mitchell to reserve a place on one or all of the lectures. The events will take place at the Executive Business Centre, close to Bournemouth train station.
Professor Soetendorp at WIPO Academy seminar on IP and Education July 9, 2018 - Tbilisi, Georgia was the venue in June for the latest World Intellectual Property Organisation Academy intellectual property and education international seminar.  Delegates of national Intellectual Property Offices, Education Ministries and Universities attended from Azerbaijan, Poland, Iran, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Italy, Egypt, Romania, Greece, UK, EUIPO, and the USPTO. It was a pleasure to share material […]

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