Wynne-Jones IP raises profile of Mental Health Awareness with a week of wellbeing activities

Wynne-Jones IP raises profile of Mental Health Awareness with a week of wellbeing activities

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 took place from the 13th to the 19th of May and Wynne-Jones IP highlighted its dedication to the wellbeing of its staff with a week-long programme of wellness activities.

Commercial Director and practising Psychotherapist Dr Jayne Nation said, “At Wynne-Jones we take the care of our staff’s mental and physical wellbeing seriously and believe it is our duty to create a healthy and happy working environment for them. The events that took place during Mental Health Awareness Week were fantastic and an opportunity to learn a lot about not only ourselves but also each other.

“We will continue to push this initiative throughout the company and implement programmes that will benefit our staff in all aspects of their lives for the long term.”

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Patent Emergency! What to do when you’ve (accidentally) disclosed your invention before you’ve filed a patent application

Patent Emergency! What to do when you’ve (accidentally) disclosed your invention before you’ve filed a patent application

One of the cornerstones of the patent system in many countries, including the UK, is the need to apply for a patent before disclosing your invention publicly. This is because such ‘self-disclosure’ can be used to invalidate a subsequently filed patent application. That’s a horrible situation, because you may have really shot yourself in the foot in terms of getting patent protection in the UK and in many other countries. Therefore, we firmly advise that you keep the invention secret before filing a patent application on the invention.

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