5 reasons why your Business needs a patent
27 Sep 2017 07:00pm - 08:00pm
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5 reasons why your Business needs a patent

27 Sep 2017 07:00pm - 08:00pm

Campfire Creative, 5/F Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang Free Event
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Companies often invest heavily in research and development in order to develop a product or create a novel design. Due to the time and costs dedicated to such efforts, many companies apply for patents to protect their inventions and to obtain a better market position vis-à-vis competitors.

The grant of a patent accords the owner exclusive monopoly rights to make or sell a product, or to use a process. Owners either exploit the patents for a certain period of time, or apply for patents as part of a defensive business strategy. Besides granting exclusivity to owners, patents form part of a company’s intangible asset portfolio and may be attractive to investors or established companies looking for complementary inventions.

Join us this evening for a session touching on the importance and advantages of patents as well as related commercial concerns in applying for patents.

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This is an interactive session and we encourage attendees to submit questions ahead of the event so our speakers can address them at the event.

Pre-booked consultations are available on Thursday, 28 September 2017 and Friday, 29 September 2017 for those with queries or looking for further follow up. Interested participants can approach consultation sessions to discuss anything.

Book your 101 sessions by emailing marion@campfire.work!

 

BIO OF SPEAKER

Sharon Wong is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. With first-hand understanding of start-ups and a competent grasp of the legal landscape in Singapore, Sharon works closely with various business partners to assist clients to meet both their legal and non-legal needs.

 

COMPANY PROFILE

ECYT Law LLC is a commercially focused practice with a global reach. Headquartered in Singapore, we have offices in San Francisco and Hong Kong, with a growing presence in Shenzhen. Given our local and global knowledge, we are equipped with the capacity to provide seamless legal services and commercial services, delivering pragmatic solutions centered around our clients’ interests.

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