Protect your innovations and lock out competitors

Marks&Clerk preview edit_tmb Patents and other IP (intellectual property (IP) rights are vital assets which need to be protected, says Northern Manufacturing exhibitor Marks & Clerk. The firms says that to make the most of these rights, a business should follow a carefully planned strategy ensuring that new ideas are identified early on, and that the protection obtained is in tune with the organisation’s commercial objectives.

The firm will be showcasing its services at the show on stand D31, where it will be launching its new Brand Protection Strategy Service. For a special one-off fee of £1,000, plus VAT to start-ups and SME, the firm’s team of specialists will work with you to investigate any existing, brand-related IP you may have and develop a comprehensive report to help you establish a robust brand protection strategy for your business. Experts will be on hand offering complimentary, one-to-one IP session’s to discuss any issues or challenges visitors may have with regard to IP-related matters. There’s also a prize draw to win a “His and Her Hamper” for two courtesy, of Hotel Chocolat.

For those wishing to find out more about the subject of IP protection, Peter Roberts, partner and patent  attorney at Marks & Clerk, will deliver a presentation this afternoon (Wednesday 30th Sept), as part of the Northern Manufacturing & Electronics free technical seminar programme. Peter presents “How to adopt a successful IP strategy to harness your competitive advantage” at 3.10pm (Session 6), where he will provide case study examples from the manufacturing and electronics sector to show what can be done to ensure your R&D spend is not wasted, and how to protect your ideas and inventions from competitors. 

Visit Marks & Clerk at stand D31 or go to Pre-booking for the seminar session is strongly advised – go to the Seminar page at to reserve your free place.


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