12 April 2021

OBN Digital BioTuesday: ‘How to Structure your IP to Attain Maximum Value at Exit’

We are excited to once again be working in collaboration with OBN to bring you their latest Digital BioTuesday event where Venner Shipley partners Sian Gill and Kirsty Simpson will take you through the steps required to ensure your IP works for you, how to formulate your IP strategy based on your commercial aims and the common pitfalls to avoid.  We will then hear first-hand from two company leaders about their IP experiences and key learnings they would pass on to their piers across the industry.


17:00   Welcome and Introduction:
John Harris, CEO at OBN
17:05   Keynote One:
Sian Gill, Partner and Patent Attorney at Venner Shipley
17:25   Keynote Two:
Kirsty Simpson, Partner and Patent Attorney at Venner Shipley
17:45   Company One:
Peter Widdowson, Chief Technology Officer at Ikarovec
Ikarovec is a pre-clinical phase gene therapy company. Our programmes are aimed at treating common eye diseases. Our technology allows for targeting multiple disease targets and pathways thereby improving efficacy and restoring sight and preventing blindness.
17:55   Company Two:
18:05   Q&A
18:20   Virtual Networking via Remo
19:00   Event Close

About the event:

This session will be run in a live format using Zoom Webinar, with registration open for both OBN Members and Non-Members.

A live Q&A will follow the company showcase presentations and audience members will be encouraged to engage with speakers by sending their questions in during the event.

Virtual networking will take place using Remo after the Zoom Webinar session ends. The platform facilitates fluid, engaging and authentic interaction between attendees, on virtual tables in a conference room. The platform allows you to connect with one another in real-time, without the need to book, by simply clicking on the virtual table of your choice. When you have selected a table, a live video conversation will be launched with the other table participants, allowing you to chat informally, share news and plan follow-up communications accordingly.

OBN Members – Complimentary
Venner Shipley Associates – Complimentary
Non-Members – £25+VAT

For more information and to register for the event, please click here.

When & Where

20 April 2021
17:00 - 19:00