Thanks to everyone for coming along to today’s fifth Strategic IP Forum at the IfM and particular our excellent speakers from BenevolentAI (Gareth Jones), Microsoft (Patricia Christias), Eagle Genomics (Anthony Finbow), the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (Ross Rounsevell) and Martin Callinan (Source Code Control Ltd).
Very glad to announce that Patricia Christia from Microsoft agreed to come and talk at our Strategic IP Forum on Thursday. She will provide an introduction to Mircosoft’s Azure IP programme.
Very glad to confirm Ross Rounsevell from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, who will share his perspective on „Opportunities and challenges in academic informatics commercialisation“. We look forward to another interesting event with lots of discussions this time on IP strategies for software. Further details here.
Very glad to confirm two speakers for the next Strategic IP Forum on 18 May, which will focus on IP strategis in and for software. Further details and registration for this free event available here.
Gareth Jones – VP Intellectual Property, BenevolentAI
Gareth is VP Intellectual Property at BenevolentAI, the largest private AI company in Europe and one of the top five largest private AI companies in the world. BenevolentAI is applying AI technology to enhance and accelerate scientific innovation, and has already achieved major breakthroughs in human health and entered into license agreements with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Gareth was previously Head of IP for SwiftKey, where he built and scaled IP operations in preparation for one of the largest UK tech exits in 2015/16. He has a background in technical leadership and software development, and experience with IBM, Vodafone, and Microsoft.
Martin Callinan – Founder, Source Code Control Ltd
Martin has over 20 years experience providing organisations with strategies to manage business risks associated with open source software such as IP compliance, security vulnerability management and procurement. He is actively involved in the open source software industry to help create best practices and industry standards for the adoption and management of open source based software through organisations such as TechUK and OpenUK Industry Association for Software Asset Management.
A short article about our last Strategic IP Forum.
We had a full house yesterday for the fourth Strategic IP Forum at the IfM Cambridge with a focus on IP challenges in collaborative innovation projects between large and small firms. Many thanks to all four speakers: John Nevard (CDT), Jo Costura (Caterpillar), Michael Evans (Cambridge Carbon Capture) and Donal O’Connell (Chawton Innovation Services). Watch out for the announcement for the next SIPF in 2017!
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The fourth SIPF will take place in the afternoon on Thursday, 1 December at the IfM with a theme on „Small meets Large – IP Challenges“. First confirmed speakers are Jo Costura (Caterpillar), Donal O’Connell (formerly Nokia) and Michael Evans (Cambridge Carbon Capture). Further details are available here https://lnkd.in/bCNVJzy or register for the free event here https://lnkd.in/bt3T7BY.
Final reminder! By now 50 bookings for tomorrow’s event. If you like to come along register here.
Come along to our 3rd Strategic IP Forum at the University of Cambridge, Institute for Manufacturing on Tuesday, 24 May. The final programme is now online. SIPF3 will feature four excellent speakers from ThyssenKrupp, Bactest, Bespak and the former CEO of BTG Plc. Ian Harvey, now Chairman of the IP Center Advisory Board, Tsinghua University x-lab. Following the four speakers we will run a panel session on implications for IP management from a potential BREXIT. We look forward to an excellent afternoon. Do come along!
SIPF in the news on the IfM website. Read more here. Hurry up if you want to come along. We are almost fully booked.
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Read the announcement of the upcoming third Strategic IP Forum on 24 May at IfM, Cambridge in Business Weekly here.