Intellectual Property and New Ideas


We all have ideas, but very few of us ever do anything with them. In this course, Rob Lucas looks at how to develop and protect your ideas so you can get real value from them

This course is provided by a third party provider and the fee charged is exclusive of VAT.   

Venue details:  
Online EU, , Online
Start date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
3.50 Training Tickets accepted
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Product type:  
CPD online course
Category:, Practice and business improvement

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Course overview 

Protecting your big idea

  • What is intellectual property?
  • How can I capture and record ideas?
  • How do I decide if an area is worth pursuing?
  • What types of protection are there for my idea?
  • Why should I protect an idea?
  • What are confidentiality agreements?

Checking the idea is original

  • Is my idea already out there?
  • What is the process for thorough research?
  • What is a patent search?
  • What are market searches?
  • What are price point searches?


  • Why file for a patent?
  • When should I file an application?
  • Who can help?
  • How much does filing a patent application cost?

Registered designs, trade marks and copyright

  • What are registered designs?
  • What are trade marks?
  • What is copyright?


  • Who owns the IP?
  • How does it work when I own the IP?
  • How does it work when someone else is involved in the ownership?
  • What are companies' and institutions' rights to IP created by individuals?
  • How does ownership affect confidentiality agreements?
  • What if I fall out with someone involved with the IP?