Using IP more strategically: How SMEs can use IP to grow their business

Are you a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) based in the Humber region? Do you want to learn how to maximise the commercial potential of your intellectual property (IP)? Do you want to get expert advice on how to align your IP strategy with your business goals?

If yes, then this event is for you!

Potter Clarkson invites you to join us for a one day interactive session where you will learn:

  • How to conduct an IP audit and identify what IP you currently have and how to protect it.
  • How to use IP to generate revenue streams through licensing, commercialisation, and innovation.
  • How to adapt your IP strategy to the digital age and future-proof your business.
  • How to get ongoing support and guidance from IP specialists.

You will also have the opportunity to network with other SMEs and our expert speakers from Potter Clarkson, Dave Clark and Dave Holt.

Register for the event here.


This workshop is part of the Innovate Humber business support project, in order to attend your business must be registered with HMRC and confirmed as eligible.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Your business is a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME’s) operating in the Humber region.
  • You employ fewer than 250 persons.
  • Have an annual turnover not exceeding €50 million (approx. £39,000,000), and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding €43 million (approx. £33,000,000).
  • The business is registered with HMRC for business tax purposes.

The Innovate Humber project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the Operation Programme for England Fund and aims to build the skills and resilience of small to medium sized businesses (1-250 employees) including sole traders across the Humber region.

Find out more here.

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