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ONE-TO-ONE: How To Successfully Apply For A Patent

10th December 2019 | 10:00 - 13:00 ONE-TO-ONE
People & skills

Event description

Experienced patent attorney Flo Bazant will provide an insight into the patent system, and offer tips on how to make the patent system work as a commercial tool for your company. Participants will be given a summary of the patent application procedure, what costs to expect at different stages, and how to extract maximum value for your business.

What will I learn

  • Overview of patent system from an applicant perspective – what to expect, and when.
  • How to use different stages of the patent application procedure to grow your business.
  • Where intellectual property fits into your business plan.
  • Real world budgeting examples.
  • Pitfalls to avoid.

Who should attend

Business owners, technical director, engineers, designers.

About the speaker

Florian Bazant-Hegemark

Flo Bazant is a European and UK patent and design attorney qualified to represent clients in patent and design matters before the UK Intellectual Property Office, before the European Patent Office (in Munich and Berlin in Germany, and in The Hague in the Netherlands), before the World Intellectual Property Office in Geneva, Switzerland, and before the EU Intellectual Property Office in Alicante, Spain. Florian worked for nearly a decade with one of the largest IP firms in Europe, advising the legal teams of multinational corporations as well as one-person start-ups. He successfully protected inventions for medical devices, sports gear, furniture, food, “apps”, robotics, and components used in the construction industry. Together with Danny Butler, Flo set up Concept Intellectual Property, a new patent firm, to better service the needs of local businesses.


The Growth Hub Tewkesbury Borough Council Gloucester Road Tewkesbury Gloucestershire GL20 5TT

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Tewkesbury Growth Hub

The Tewkesbury Growth Hub is based at the Borough’s Public Service Centre in Tewkesbury. Partnered with both the Council and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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