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British Library Business & IP Centre (BIPC)

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July 2018
£20

How do I start using social media for business?

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will cover some of the key social media platforms, with tips on how to use them to engage your customers and increase sales and brand awareness. Favourite

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Free

Protecting your intellectual property abroad

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Aimed at exporters, this workshop gives an overview of intellectual property (IP) both at home and abroad. It will cover: The different types of IP The difference between registered and unregistered rights The importance of IP to business The territorial nature of IP The different ways to protect IP abroad Potential IP issues when exporting Where to get further help and support Favourite

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£20

How do I search patents?

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop explains the key facts about patents and how you can use the free web databases in the Business & IP Centre to research whether this form of protection is available and suitable for your business idea. Favourite

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August 2018
£20

How do I research a business idea?

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come along to identify a strategy for finding the information that will help you make your business idea a reality. It will cover the information available in the Business & IP Centre and online, as well as how primary research can be built into your strategy. Favourite

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£20

How does copyright affect my business?

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

This mini-masterclass will give you a clear understanding of how copyright applies to your creations including your website, photographs and business brochures. Favourite

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£52.69

How to attract the right investors

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This workshop is for start-ups that are unsure of how to raise capital for launch, as well as those already trading but in need of more capital to reach profitability and scale. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the various investment options, know where and how to secure funding and be able to value their business accurately. Favourite

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Free

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This free workshop provides a practical introduction to the essential resources, events and activities available in the Business & IP Centre. You will also find out how they can be most effectively applied to meet the needs of your business. Favourite

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Free

How can I protect a business idea?

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will introduce the four areas of intellectual property and help you understand which ones may apply to you and your business. It will provide a basic introduction to patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright. Favourite

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£22.15

Getting that new product to market

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is an opportunity to have a one-to-one meeting with an experienced practitioner in product development, prototyping, researching markets, manufacturing, funding and working out the route to market. Favourite

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Free

Getting started workshop

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This one-day workshop will cover the essentials of what you need to do to set up and launch a successful business. Favourite

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£20

How do I search trade marks?

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This masterclass will explain the key facts about trade marks and how to use the free web databases at the Business & IP Centre to see if this form of protection is available and suitable for your business idea. Favourite

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£37

How to sell without being ‘salesy’

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to this workshop to learn how to get customers to buy from you without being a typical salesperson. It will also cover the biggest mistakes that crush sales and how to close without crumbling. Favourite

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Free

Protecting your intellectual property abroad

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will explore the world of intellectual property (IP) at home and abroad, as well as go through some of the key benefits and pitfalls of IP when exporting. It will cover: The different types of IP and the value to business The differences between registered and unregistered designs How IP rights are territorial so different countries have different regulations Potential IP issues when exporting   Favourite

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£20

How do I use the British Library collections for my business research?

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will demonstrate the breadth of resources held at the British Library and how to use them to answer questions like: How is a market sector developing? What is the key legislation affecting my area of business? What new technology is emerging in my sector? What opportunities will be presented to me by economic, cultural and social changes? What artistic and creative works can give me new ideas? Favourite

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Free

Introduction to using the Business & IP Centre

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This workshop will provide a practical introduction to the business and intellectual property resources available in the Business & IP Centre, as well as how they can be most effectively applied to meet the needs of your business. Favourite

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Free

How can I protect a business idea?

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come along to this workshop to learn how intellectual property can protect you and help you profit from your business idea. It will provide a basic introduction to patents, trade marks, registered designs and copyright. Favourite

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£20

How do I search registered designs?

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will explain how registered designs work, as well as how to use free web databases to check if this form of protection is available and suitable for your business idea. Favourite

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September 2018
£65.27

Getting it made

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This interactive session, part of the Design Create Sell series of workshops, is essential for any designer or fashion label that is unsure about how to go about getting their products made or are experiencing problems with their production. It will give you an understanding of sampling, production and quality control procedures, and the systems you need to have in place in order to avoid expensive mistakes. Favourite

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£40

Presenting with confidence

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come along to this workshop to discover the top tips that can make you a phenomenal presenter. It will cover how to control nerves, structure a presentation and engage an audience. Favourite

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£40

Pitching with confidence

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come along to this workshop to learn how to pitch with confidence. It will cover how to control nerves, engage with an audience and deliver an effective pitch. Favourite

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