Building Value in AI Development Through IP
Have you considered protecting your AI inventions? Join us for up-to-date practical advice on the value of a patent portfolio in the ever-changing world of AI.
|Dates||19 Mar 2019 - This event is in the past.|
|Opening times||13:30 - 17:30|
|Venue||The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge, CB4 0GA|
|Organiser name||Sophie Aldwinckle|
As more and more companies incorporate AI into their R&D programs, this session aims to help you understand how to protect developments in this area. Join us for a practical workshop delivered by Appleyard Lees to discover what can be patented in the ever-changing world of AI.
We hope to help your business succeed in the current environment. There will also be networking over drinks afterwards.
- Hanna Beaumont - (FIRM) Director: Corporate at La Playa Science & Technology, La Playa
- Phil Claridge - Founder, Mandrel Systems
Phil Claridge is a ‘virtual CTO’ for hire within Mandrel Systems covering end-to-end systems. Currently having fun and helping others with large-scale AI systems integration, country-wide large scale big-data processing, hands-on IoT technology (from sensor hardware design, through LoRa integration to back end systems), and advanced city information modelling. Supporting companies with M&A ‘exit readiness’, due-diligence and on advisory boards. Past roles include: CTO, Chief Architect, Labs Director, and Technical Evangelist for Geneva/Convergys (telco), Arieso/Viavi (geolocation), and Madge (networking). Phil’s early career was in electronics, and still finds it irresistible to swap from Powerpoint to a soldering iron and a compiler to produce proof-of-concepts when required.
- Julia Gwilt - Partner, Appleyard Lees IP LLP
Since joining the patent profession in 1997, Julia has worked on software-implemented inventions such as cryptography and communication networks as well as inventions having complex mathematics, including machine learning at their core. Julia also has considerable experience of working with clients whose inventions lie outside of mathematics in technologies such as agricultural equipment and consumer products including sanitary ware, hair-care devices and e-readers. As well as managing the prosecution of patent portfolios covering the UK and overseas, she has been involved in contentious matters. In recent years, she has managed over 70 oppositions to European patents, most in the field of electronic program guides. Julia is also very interested in training and is a founding member of the Patent Examination Board. In her former position as a partner at Marks & Clerk LLP, Julia spearheaded the training academy which provided both academic support and a peer network to help M&C trainees in preparing for the examinations. She also offers bespoke training programmes to her clients.
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