Kickstart Your Business | Business & Research Information

Organiser: British Library Business & IP Centre

Date: 13/06/2023
Time: 10:00
Location: BIPC Lewisham
Catford Library
23-24 Winslade Way, London SE6 4JU United Kingdom
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Cost: Free
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An introduction to intellectual property and business research.

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Kickstart Your Business | Business & Research Information

This workshop from the British Library Business & IP Centre will help you understand the importance of intellectual property (IP) and business information.

The morning session on how to protect your business idea will cover:

  • The four areas of IP – patents, trademarks, registered designs and copyright.
  • How to identify the areas that might apply to you and your business.
  • Everyday examples of IP.
  • Other IP considerations such as time limits, registered or unregistered, and other practical examples.

The afternoon session on business research and information will cover:

  • How to use BIPC resources to develop a strategic roadmap for your business.
  • An introduction to databases, industry guides and key library resources.
  • Value proposition.
  • Customer segmentation and market research.
  • Company data and competitors.
  • How to research your IP and funding streams.

This workshop is facilitated by information experts Jeremy O’Hare and Seema Rampersad.

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