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IPO gender and patent study. This recent study by the IPO suggests that the gender gap in worldwide patenting is substantial but also decreasing, with the proportion of female inventors seeing a 100% increase in the last 20 years. The overall proportion of patents involving a female inventor has increased by 500% since 1975. To read the full and fascinating global study for yourself, it can be found here.
Fashion Law Masterclass. This masterclass is taking place at the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design in London on 27th September, and will explore all the legal tools necessary for a fashion business. Fashion is a completely unique commercial environment for IP, and this workshop is specifically recommended for entrepreneurs, fashion labels and brand owners. Places are very limited - you can book here.
UNION-IP Event. Don't forget that UNION-IP's diner meeting is coming up on 20 September. Dr Bobby Mukherjee will be speaking on “IP in the Post-Referendum World: An Industry Perspective". The details are in the attached flier and link to book is here.
Future InternKats (!) Applications are also still open for new InternKats right here at IPKat. Apply by 22 September and see the Kasting Kall for more information.