Patents Office to Launch Seminar Series in WIT

The Patents Office will launch a new series of seminars at Waterford Institute of Technology on Thursday, September 22nd.

 “Building a Business on Your Ideas” is aimed at helping small businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors to identify and exploit the value of Intellectual Property (Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and Copyright). This seminar offers a great learning opportunity for anyone who wants to convert an idea into a business opportunity, or wants to use IP to scale up an existing enterprise.

Expert speakers include a patent attorney, representatives from industry, technology transfer specialists, entrepreneurs and an expert on branding. Information will also be available on the state supports that are available, from R&D through incubation and commercialisation.

Speakers from the public sector will include representatives from the Patents Office, Enterprise Ireland, County Enterprise Boards, the Enterprise Europe Network and Waterford Institute of Technology.

Time:                  Registration begins at 08:45 and the seminar will end at 16:00
Admission:         Free (refreshments and a light lunch will be provided)
Venue:               Auditorium, WIT, Cork Road, Waterford