mobirise.com

Effective Management of Intellectual Property Assets for SMEs

13 - 15 June 2017 | Kingston, Jamaica
Geared specifically for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) seeking to scale their operations, as well as Tech and Creative Industries Start-Ups, this intensive three-day workshop will feature expert presentations on the importance of and approaches towards the effective management of intellectual property assets.

APPLICATION HAS BEEN MADE FOR CLPD CREDITS FROM THE
GENERAL LEGAL COUNCIL

OVERVIEW

Topics to be covered range from Industrial Designs through Patents and Utility Models and Copyright to IP in the Digital Economy, Trade Secrets, Collective Marketing with Geographical Indications, and IP Audits and Due Diligence. Keynote International Speakers, Professor James Gerard Conley and Dr. Kiran Akal will address a range of topics including How to Leverage Technical Innovation in the Marketplace, Commercializing Research and the Management of Intellectual Property in a Global Business Environment. Case studies will examine the Effective Use of IP Assets by SMEs in the development of their Business Strategies and avenues which enterprises may pursue to legally utilise Music and Photographic Images in their Advertising Materials in order to avoid IP infringement.


The tools provided in this workshop will support participants in grasping the complex topic of Intellectual Property, equipping them with the latest methods and developments in IP management and the advantages to be derived by their businesses. The programme will allow for exchange with the presenters as well as excellent networking opportunities between participating entrepreneurs. 

SHARE THIS PAGE!

SUMMARY PROGRAMME

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

 

  • Overview of Intellectual Property (IP) and the Importance of Effective IP Management in Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Strategies for SME Sustainability and Growth in Jamaica
  • Leveraging Technical Innovation in the Marketplace: A Practical Approach
  • Role of Industrial Designs in Branding
  • Importance of Trademarks in Establishing a Distinct Identity in the Marketplace
  • Commercialization of Research: A practical Approach to Identifying and Analyzing the Value of your Research

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

 

  • Building a Competitive Edge: Protecting Inventions by Patents and Utility Models. An Idea validation Approach
  • Benefiting from your Copyright and using the Copyright Works of Others in your Business
  • Importance of Trade Secret Protection
  • IP in the Digital Economy
  • Collective Marketing: Adding Value through Geographical Indications, Certification Marks and Collective Marks
  • IP Asset Management: IP Audit and IP Due Diligence

Thursday, June 15, 2017

 

Case Studies: 

  1. Effective Use of IP Assets by SMEs in their Business Strategies 
  2. Ways in which SMEs in Jamaica can legally use Music/Photographic Images in their Advertising Material to avoid Infringement

 

Managing IP in International Business

                           

IP Law and Administration in Jamaica

 

Shaping Business Strategy through Competitive Intelligence: Strategic Use of IP Information.

 

Round Table Discussion: Creating a Tool Box of Support Services to be provided to SMEs and SME Support Institutions in Jamaica

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

Professor James Gerard Conley

Clinical Professor of Technology Center for Research in Technology & Innovation Kellogg
School of Management,
Northwestern University,

USA

Dr. Kiran Shiva Akal

AKAL Chai Rum, SMAKS Luxury Group Limited,

Trinidad 

Mr. Anil Sinha, Counsellor

SMEs and Entrepreneurship Support Divsion, World Intellectual Property Organization,

Switzerland

LOCAL SPEAKERS

Director, Professional Services Unit, UWI Mona School of Business & Management

Attorney at Law and Managing Partner, Henlin Gibson Henlin

Managing Partner, Foga Daley

Founding Partner, Foga Daley

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Entrepreneurs  & Business Owners

Techpreneurs & Inventors

Creative Industry Start-Ups

Artists & Designers

C-Level Executives  & Exporters

Web/Content Developers

Managers & Creative Directors

Writers, Bloggers & Social Media Managers

Bankers, Lawyers and Consultants to SMEs.


PAYMENT OPTIONS

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 2:30 PM FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
HOT!

PAYMENT ONLINE

Includes Charges
US$ 209
/person
  • Payment via Paylal
  • Lunch & Coffee Breaks
  • Workshop Materials
  • Registration Form Link

JAMAICA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

14 Camp Road, Kgn 4, Jamaica 
(876) 928-5161 - 5
JMD$ 25,000
/person
  • Secure Payment Environment
  • Lunch & Coffee Breaks
  • Workshop Material

Refunds up to 7 days before event

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For queries on any aspect of this event, please email JBDC at communications@jbdc.net


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Once your registration and payment have been confirmed by JBDC you will be added to the attendee list. You are therefore not required to bring your printed ticket to this event.


Can I update my registration information?

You should be able to update your registration information through the Eventbrite platform or by contacting JBDC at communications@jbdc.net


Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

In order to transfer your registration fee to another individual, contact must be made with the organizer (JBDC) to approve and confirm this change.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

As indicated above, contact must be made with the organizer to request a change and have that request approved and confirmed.


What's the refund policy?

Requests for refunds may be made up to seven (7) days before the event. Requests for refunds should be directed to the Corporate Communications Department at Jamaica Business Development Corporation at communications@jbdc.net Please note that an administrative fee of 10% of the registration fee will be retained by the organizers. 

PARTNERS

SPONSORS

REGISTER HERE

SHARE THIS PAGE!