Mon 21st Sep 2020

Webinar: Crystallising the value of your IP assets - AI for Leaders

Expert patent attorneys Virginia Driver and Tom Woodhouse of Page White and Farrer in Leeds presented in an online webinar, AI for Leaders, part of AI Tech North’s Innovation Exchange (IX) and a fringe event of Leeds Digital Festival.

As part of a round table of other AI leaders, Virginia and Tom talked about ‘Crystallising the value of your IP assets’ and how the value of a company’s soft intellectual property assets can diminish over time. They exposed some of the dangers for AI start ups and scale ups who are overly reliant on copyright and trade secrets. 


Other speakers included:

  • Sunil Mistry, director of artificial intelligence at Atos;
  • Jamie Hinton, chief executive officier at Razor; and
  • Heather Dawe, UK head of data at UST-Global.


The interactive webinar also demonstrated how patents can be used defensively by smaller companies to level the playing field with their larger competitors and help secure a company’s intellectual property assets as it matures and grows. 


You can watch the webinar in full by clicking here or on the video below:



This briefing is for general information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice relating to your particular circumstances. We can discuss specific issues and facts on an individual basis. Please note that the law may have changed since the day this was first published in September 2020.


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