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The Cyprus Institute Hosts "Cyprus Seeds" Seminar: "Leveraging IP to Promote Tech Transfer in Cyprus"

Event Details:

  • Date:       Monday 16 & Tuesday 17 September 2019
  • Venue:    The Cyprus Institute, Athalassa Campus, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Time:       14:30 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Mr. George Summerfield, Parter at K&L Gates


Day 1: 16-Sept-2019

• The Basics of Patentability
• Record keeping for Inventive Research
• Patent Acquisition strategies
• Patent Ownership & Assignment
• Sales & Litigation Strategies

Day 2: 17-Sept-2019

Live stream:

• Licensing of Intellectual Property
• Patent versus Trade Secrets
• Enforcement of IP Rights
• Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets
• Mission of University Technology Transfer



George SummerfieldMr. George Summerfield has more than 30 years of patent litigation experience, including matters in district court, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the European Patent Office.

He is a Partner at K&L Gates, a fully integrated global law firm, recognized as one of the top 20 best-known law firm brands in the world in Acritas' Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index 2018.

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Additional Info

  • Date: Monday 16 & Tuesday 17 September 2019
  • Time: 14:30 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Mr George Summerfield
  • Speaker Position: Partner, K&L Gates