Leiden centre for
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IP & Brand Protection for Life Science Startups

Venture Academy x unlock_ session

Date: 30 April, 2021


This event is organized by unlock_, the new life science & health incubator in Leiden, of which PLNT is one of the executing partners. This session is included in a series of sessions organized as part of the Venture Academy. All sessions are opened up for other life science and health entrepreneurs who wish to gain knowledge on the topics presented and want to become a part of the life science community. 


– 12:30 – 12:45: Kick-off

– 12:45 – 14:45: Presentation Octrooicentrum Nederland (onderdeel A)

1 hour: IP in your strategy for LSH startups

30 minutes: how to read patents as an entrepreneur

30 minutes: brand research > what you need to know before choosing your brand?

– 15:00 – 16:30: 1 on 1 coaching V.O. Patents & Trademarks (onderdeel B)


During this session you will learn about the Dutch patent and brand landscape and how to use this in the development of your Life Science startup strategy. Specific focus will be on how you can protect your IP, how you can read patents from a business perspective, and research if you can use the brand chosen for yourself or if it has already been taken.

Location: PLNT, Langegracht 70, 2312NV, Leiden

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