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Delivering Intellectual Property Training for Industry

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Welcome to Assimilate IP, specialists in providing intellectual property (IP) training for industry and business. 


Whether you are seeking to improve your IP knowledge, protect your company's innovation and reputation, or learn how to ensure freedom to operate for your new products, processes or services, Assimilate IP can help you.


About Assimilate IP

At Assimilate IP we are commited to delivering high quality intellectual property (IP) training.  As experienced patent professionals we recognise the importance of IP rights in today's market and the value they can add to your business.  


With over 30 years' experience working in R&D based industries, much of it within global IP departments, our patent professionals have an unparalleled understanding of the value of IP rights in business today.


Wherever possible, our courses are led by two patent professionals to ensure the group benefits from their different perspectives and the range of their experiences. 


We believe that the best way of sharing our knowledge and experience is in small, interactive groups, combining a mixture of lectures with case studies and group exercises to encourage discussion and reinforce learning.


On completion of our courses, delegates will have a much deeper understanding of IP and patent law to empower them in making informed decisions in securing and applying their IP rights.







Our IP Courses

We provide intellectual property (IP) training to small groups in an informal and relaxed setting. Discussion is encouraged to help understanding of IP principles and patent law and their application to meet business needs. 


Delegates will learn how to identify which IP rights are most relevant for their business and how to secure and apply these rights in a cost-effective manner to give a competitive advantage.

Our courses are intended for:

- Scientists and Engineers

- Research and Development Managers

- Project and Product Managers

- Technology Transfer/Licensing Professionals

- Business Development Managers

- Lawyers 

- Trainee Patent Attorneys


Introduction to Intellectual Property and Patent Law focuses on the key IP rights, the patenting process, searching, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and realising the value of patents. 


Freedom to Operate for the Engineering Industries provides training on how to identify and deal with troublesome third party IP rights in the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors.

Freedom to Operate for the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industries focuses on identifying and dealing with third party IP rights which arise in the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Building, Managing and Monetizing your IP Portfolio helps delegates align their IP strategy with their business strategy to maximise their return on investment.

In-House Courses

We offer a range of in-house IP courses which can be tailored to suit your requirements. Please contact us to discuss your training needs.



Course Leaders

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Ian Bryan has a PhD in biochemistry and is a European and UK patent attorney. Ian is a senior IP counsel for a global healthcare company and supports mechanical, chemical and biological inventions. His practice involves opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. Ian is also a member of the Life Sciences Committee of the Chartered Instititute of Patent Attorneys

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Roxna Kapadia is a European Patent Attorney and has an MSc in Immunology, BSc in Microbiology & Immunology and an MSc in Intellectual Property law.

Roxna has patent experience in both private practice and in-house at a small biotech and global healthcare companies. She is a named inventor on a patent application and has also published her research in scientific journals.