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Intellectual Property Rights and Protecting your Bright Idea

NHS Innovations North will advise on the necessary steps for the protection of new ideas.  For existing intellectual property, effective portfolio management is provided, ensuring the ongoing maintenance of protection.

Key Features:

  • Searching of existing products and patent applications in the public domain, to assess the scope for protecting the idea;
  • Assistance with the preparation and filing of patent applications;
  • Copyright, design right and trade mark assistance; and
  • Management of existing intellectual property portfolios.


  • Improvement of the chances of securing investment when it is required, as well as facilitating the successful commercialisation of ideas; and
  • Provision of a strong competitive advantage leading to increased commercial returns, as well as contributing to regional economic growth.

For further information, please contact us