18th July – IM Breakfast Networking / Speaker Event

June 18, 2012

Innovation Martlesham, in association with IP Network, would like to invite you to another Breakfast Networking Event.

18th July 2012
08:00am – 09.30am
Ross Building Foyer, Adastral Park
With Guest Speakers:
David Stokes, Alcatel-Lucent  –  ‘The Dawn of a New Era’                                                                    
New devices, applications, services and architectures are changing our personal and business lives. None of this would be possible without a telecommunications network that provides always-on, anywhere, anytime connectivity that is invisible to the end user.   In this discussion we will debate how telecommunications has been instrumental in enabling a new era of communications, entertainment and work.  It is about having the intersection of consumer demand, the right technologies, the right services, but it is the network that brings all this together.
Pete WilsonSenior Patent Attorney, Intellectual Property Department BT – Patents and Intellectual Property  
It has been estimated that intellectual property rights (IPRs) can account for more than half of the value of SMEs.  Yet often there is a lack of understanding of what IPRs are generated within a business, how they can be protected and how companies can avoid infringing the IPRs of other companies.  This presentation will provide an overview of the different IPRs and  how to work with them.
Please register by contacting  and await confirmation that you have been successful
0800                 Registration and networking over refreshments
                         Welcome from David Ralph, The Chair of Innovation Martlesham
0815                 Guest Speaker, David Stokes
0840                Guest Speaker, Pete Wilson
0910                 Questions & Informal networking
0930                 Close
David Stokes
David Stokes, Alcatel Lucent
David is responsible for customer marketing ofAlcatel-Lucent’s portfolio in key accounts in the UK, he previously led the EMEA marketing for infrastructure solutions, focusing on the infrastructure for delivering residential services as well as mobile backhaul, converged backbone, Packet Optical Transport and mobile.
David Stokes has wide experience in the Telecommunications industry, gained in development, systems engineering, product management, strategy and marketing across all technologies.
David Stokes holds a masters degrees in electronic engineering and business administration.
Pete Wilson
Pete Wilson began his career in BT’s R&D Laboratories before transferring to the Intellectual Property Department to train as a patent attorney.  After a period in private practice, where he advised companies ranging in size from SMEs to large multi-nationals he re-joined BT.  Pete Wilson is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney.

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