Paul Berwin - What IP? Whose IP?

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February 08, 2018

Paul Berwin - What IP? Whose IP?

Presented at Hey! #29 on 8th February, 2018.

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February 08, 2018
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  1. What IP? Whose IP?

  2. Why Paul?

  3. What are IP rights? • Patents • Copyright • Design

    right • Trade marks • Database right
  4. Tales from the trenches Business Intelligence Company

  5. Tales from the trenches Care Company

  6. Tales from the trenches Tour de France

  7. Main issues in creative/tech • Which rights? • Have you

    got a right to use? • Who owns the rights? • Not the idea – the expression of the idea
  8. • Innovative • Industrial application • 20 year monopoly right

    • Not business methods • Not software • Expensive – IPO Patents
  9. Copyrights • Software, sound, words, pictures – a creative act

    • Not copied • Automatic • 70 years from the date of creation (in most cases)
  10. • Object code • Protection of source code (except open

    source, copyleft or restrictive/permissive licences) • Look at BI case study • What happened? Licensing Software
  11. Trade Marks • Original word or graphical representation • Mark

    of origin • Original – not descriptive, not geographical • What happened with the Tour de France campsite?
  12. Whose IP? • Why the care business problem? • Employer

    vs Contractor • No assignment?
  13. Whose IP? • Unintended consequences • What happened with the

    care company?
  14. What isn’t IP? X Domain names X Company names X

    Own names
  15. IP’s all around • Layers of IP • Easy to

    copy IP • Value in IP • Protecting IP
  16. Paul Berwin paulberwin@berwin.co.uk