Bitesize Intellectual Property Seminars

Join us for a series of lunchtime intellectual property (IP) seminars hosted by Edinburgh Innovations aimed at staff, students and recent graduates of the University.

Our bite-size IP seminars will allow you to digest IP matters of general and topical interest, and some sessions will focus on IP insights for a specific application.

Each session is between 30 minutes and 1 hour over lunchtime.


Previous Seminars

Patenting AI Inventions - Speaker Graham McGlashan, Partner at Marks & Clerk

Industry Collaborations using IP - Speaker Simon Portman, Solicitor at Marks & Clerk

Invention Spotting - Speaker Richard Gibbs, Partner at Marks & Clerk

Trade Secrets - Speaker Graham McGlashan, Partner at Marks & Clerk

Intellectual Property Licensing - Speaker Simon Portman, Solicitor at Marks & Clerk

Technology development and exploitation - Speaker Simon Portman, Solicitor at Marks & Clerk

The patent process from an academic perspective - Speakers: Dr Richard Gibbs, Partner at Marks & Clerk and Professor Mark Bradley


Upcoming seminars

  • Understanding a patent application, 1-1.30 pm, Wednesday 26 January 2022 - Speaker: Tomas Karger, Associate at Marks & Clerk



Details of future sessions to come and sign-up links will also be posted on this page. For more information on Edinburgh Innovations support services around IP please visit our webpage.

For assistance with registrations, please contact us on

Edinburgh Innovations Limited is the University of Edinburgh’s commercialisation service. Edinburgh Innovations is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the University of Edinburgh. Your data will be held securely and will not be passed on to any third parties. Consent can be withdrawn at any time and all marketing communications will include an unsubscribe link. Please view our privacy notice to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

Programme Events

Log in or confirm your Email address to sign up for these events!

Log In

Wed, 26/01/2022 1 Event

Starting at 13:00 1 Event

Understanding a patent application

  • 13:00 - 13:30
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • Students/Staff/Alumni

Join us for our next intellectual property (IP) webinar event where our guest speaker Tomas Karger from Marks & Clerk will discuss understanding a patent application.

Read More

© 2022 - EI Ltd, The University of Edinburgh