2nd February 2017

Creative Industries and the Business of IP

Date: Thursday February 2, 2017
Time: 3.30pm arrival and registration, finish at 6.15pm with a drinks reception until 7.30pm
Venue: Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Benzie Building, Boundary St W, Manchester, M15 6BR

The Federation and the Alliance for Intellectual Property are convening this highly practical discussion on intellectual property that will address the main policy issues for the creative industries and help to demystify IP. This will include keynote speakers as well as two practical break-out sessions that will explain what you as a creator and/or owner of IP, can do to protect your rights and how you can unlock the value in your IP to grow your business. You will also get an update on the challenges and opportunities for our sector in relation to Brexit.
Speakers include:

William Bush, Executive Director, Premier League and Chair, Alliance for Intellectual Property

Eddy Leviten, Director General, Alliance for Intellectual Property

Sally Britton - Partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP

Marianne Grant, Senior Vice President, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)

Alex Connock, Managing Director, Endemol Shine North

Alison Statham, Director of Operations, Anti-Counterfeiting Group

Iain Spinks-Gillen, Internet Investigator, F.A.C.T.

Rebecca Clayton, Director and Regional Valuations Leader, PwC

Kiki Anadu, Senior Manager, Telecoms, Media and Technology Valuation, PwCGavin Terry, chartered trading standards practitioner

Tony Pluckrose, Partner at Boult Wade Tennant  

Nick Kounoupias, CEO and founder of Kounoupias IP, Chief Counsel of ACID


This event is complimentary and open to all. However, Federation members will be given priority when reserving spaces. To register for your place, please click here.