Maucher Jenkins

  • 02 July 2020
  • 4 min read

Leading intellectual property firm Maucher Jenkins is offering a fantastic opportunity to win a GB patent filing worth £5000 and/or a GB Trademark filing worth £1000.

Working with the Student StartUp Team at the University of Portsmouth, Maucher Jenkins have been providing invaluable intellectual property advice to students and recent graduates. This partnership has further developed with Associate Dr Nick Wright becoming a member of the judging panel for the teams startup funding pitches.

Throughout the academic year, the Student StartUp Team in collaboration with Santander Universities offer students and recent graduates the opportunity to apply and pitch for startup funding to help them test and scale up their ideas. Having Nick on the panel brings key insight and knowledge when it comes to making funding decisions.
 
Having sat on the most recent round of funding, Maucher Jenkins were impressed by the level of commitment and talent amongst the promising startups. 
 
“The enthusiasm of inventors and students is infectious; meeting innovative people is the best part of my job” said Nick Wright. “We are very excited about the opportunity to get to know the students at the University of Portsmouth and the ideas they have.”

The enthusiasm of inventors and students is infectious; meeting innovative people is the best part of my job. We are very excited about the opportunity to get to know the students at the University of Portsmouth and the ideas they have.

Dr Nick wright, Associate and member of the judging panel

Intellectual property protection is vital to ensure commercial success, with this in mind Maucher Jenkins would like to support University of Portsmouth Startups creating unique products and services, with the chance to win a GB patent filing worth £5000 and/or a GB Trademark filing worth £1000.
 
Students and graduates (up to 5 years) will be able to register their interest in the prize in two ways; by applying for the latest round of funding that is currently live applicants will be automatically considered. Alternatively, students can email studentstartup@port.ac.uk for more information.

This new arrangement will ensure that start-ups from the University of Portsmouth get the necessary intellectual property support as early as possible in their innovation journey.

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