How to Protect my Idea will be the topic for the final Inc60 network meeting for 2014. This session will take place on Friday 19th Dec at 09.30am at the GMIT Innovation Hub in Castlebar. Before launching a new product it is important to know how to protect this new idea if you want to commercialise it successfully and to ensure your not infringing on anyone else's Intellectual Property (IP). Cathal Lane, Patent Attorney with Tomkins will talk about common pitfalls to avoid and the fundamentals of IP systems. This short talk will be followed by a Questions and Answers Session.
Inc60 is a fresh new gathering for businesses and all in just 60 minutes. Its run by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. If you own a business or are thinking of setting one up then Inc60 is for you.
- Ask business questions from worldwide experts
- Chat to other business owners about your business
- Make worthwhile contacts
Local photographer Keith Heneghan has also kindly offered to come along and do his 'Headshots for Hospice', professional headshot photography for Business people, Professionals and anyone requiring professional images for social media ( Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, etc... ), Press releases, websites, seminars etc. He will provide images cropped and sized ready for various uses. Keith will be charging €60 euro for anyone who wants to avail of this service and all proceeds will be going to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organization, which was set up in 1992 to help provide Specialist Palliative Care Services for the people of the two counties. Since 1992 the Hospice Palliative Care Teams have assisted in the care of over, 5,000 patients and their families.
Light festive refreshments will also be served. The meeting will commence at 09.30am for 60 minutes. Come along to join in festive fun and more importantly to network for 1 hour. Just email Innovationhubmayo@gmit.ie and check out www.inc60.com. Inc60 is free to attend. Come along and see for yourself or check out our video library.
Start-up businesses, people with the germ of an idea, and established businesses all find Inc60 a useful vehicle to get in touch with what's happening in the business world around and outside of the region.
Thanks to our sponsors the GMIT Innovation Hub, Lionbridge and Mayo Local Enterprise Office.