For experts or novices, 4iP Council webinars are delivered by eminent third party experts or members of the 4iP Council network. Topics support a wider understanding of invention and innovation, intellectual property strategy and supporting tools as well as of related case law.

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02 April 2020

Why each company should have an effective IP strategy

Axel Ferrazzini, Managing Director, 4iP Council
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In this webinar Axel Ferrazzini reviews the different types of intellectual property (IP) and the main differences between them. He also talks about the value of knowing your IP assets and having a strategic plan to use them, covering strategies for leveraging value from patents in particular. The interactive guides on intellectual property types and benefits shown in this presentation can be consulted in the 4SMEs area of this website.

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Categories: IP Management, Patent Strategy, SMEs

16 March 2020

FRAND terms: Same price if different uses of the same SEP?

Dr. Eskil Ullberg, Senior research scholar and adjunct Professor in economics at George Mason University
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Addresses whether price differentiation based on the field-of-use – a common strategy adopted by businesses with high fixed costs–is economically efficient per se, and in particular explains the implications for licensing of Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms and conditions.

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Categories: FRAND, Internet of Things (IoT), IP Management

24 February 2020

What you need to know about copyright and social media

Dr Hayleigh Bosher, Lecturer in IP law at Brunel University, London & blogger for The IPKat.
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Adresses the remit of social media - how it is being used and what that means in relation to counterfeit goods; how copyright works on social media; copyright infringement on social media; the terms and conditions of social media platforms; social media in education.

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Categories: IP Management

21 November 2019

Intellectual property from the perspective of a venture capitalist

Dr Christian Schneider, Managing Partner of Vesalius Biocapital
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Addresses the range of attributes investors look for and the role of IP in investment decision-making. Also covers pitfalls and challenges in relation to IP and real world examples – good and bad.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Management

17 October 2019

From idea to profit: Learn to leverage your intellectual property

Dr Begoña Gonzalez Otero, Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Find out more about Dr Begoña Gonzalez Otero

Addresses types of IPR, how they differ and pathways to follow. Also covers the strategic value of IPRs and why timing matters, strategies to help grow your business using IPRs and provides useful resources and orientation.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law