School of Law

qLegal workshop: What is a Patent? Patents Explained for Start-ups

30 March 2015

Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Venue: 4.1 Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

In this free workshop qLegal advisers will discuss:

  • What is a patent?
  • How do you apply for a patent?
  • How long does a patent last?
  • What are the benefits of a patent?
  • What is patentable?
  • Commercial considerations in applying for a patent
  • Alternatives to a patent


For directions to the venue please refer to the map.


How to Book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Please register via the qLegal Eventbrite page.


For more information please contact

Photography, video and audio recording

Please note that qLegal events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email in advance of the event that you are attending.