Hardman Talks | The importance of intellectual property

20 Mar 2023 / Video
intellectual property

Christopher Robertson of Robertson IP joins Hardman & Co’s Richard Angus to talk all things IP.

Christopher explains why we have a legal framework to protect innovation and how to understand the intellectual property held within a business. He outlines different kinds of IP rights, including patents, trademarks, design rights and copyright.

The discussion also covers challenges a business might face around its intellectual property, such as patent infringement and the need to protect its reputation.

Watch the interview and learn about the importance of intellectual property.

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Christopher Robertson is an intellectual property specialist based in Cardiff. He worked for the UK Patent Office for seven years before establishing his consultancy business in 2019. Christopher spends his days advising on all matters relating to intellectual property with as little jargon as possible, as well as filing and prosecuting patent, trade mark and design applications at home and abroad. He has a master’s degree in physics from the University of Durham and a postgraduate diploma in intellectual property law from the University of South Wales.

Learn more about IP in Richard and Christopher’s second video for Hardman Talks, focusing on how to value intellectual property.