Intellectual property is passed around leadership teams like a hot potato with no one wanting to take ultimate responsibility, despite it being essential. Because of this, Peter Finnie from Gill Jennings & Every believes business schools must do more to integrate IP into the curriculum.
Tech SMEs are increasingly being asked by investors to prove their international ambitions before landing crucial funding.
Here are the six top lessons we learned this week from Amazon Academy Newcastle.
With World Intellectual Property Day landing on 26 April this year, Real Business heard from serial inventor Graham Harris about how entrepreneurs can chart a path through the UK’s patenting process before bringing a new product to market.
Today there are myriad opportunities for UK businesses who want to begin exporting their products to Asian countries, many of which are boasting rapid growth, writes CEO at Tail’s Trading, Siddharth Shankar.
There have been political tensions between Russia and many western nations for several years. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia since 2014, by the US and the EU as a result of their interpretation of the situation in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which Russia disputes.
In years gone by, what might need protecting may have been based more on tangible items like new pieces of machinery. Now, intangible items like digital innovation are a major source of wealth for businesses which also need protecting.
Should SME employers have a founders’ agreement? As lawyers we would answer in the affirmative. The question then is: “What should be included in the agreement?”
To divorce your business partner is a difficult process, and one that is often not anticipated or planned for. It can be complex when children are involved – but your company can make things get down right dirty.
Businesses are starting to recognise the value of video – IP video specifically – and are increasingly integrating it into their communications strategy.
Julie Deane, CEO and founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company and Jeremy O’Hare, relationship manager at the British Library Business and IP Centre, share their top tips on mastering intellectual property so you don’t get caught out.
The Bob Marley heirs have had their fair share of trademark battles, but their latest trek to court offers an important lesson for smaller companies.