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Innovation Masterclass Workshops

Together with our associate company Design 2 Market we hold regular Innovation Workshops in London.

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This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to develop new ideas and inventions. You will hear from a range of expert speakers who will be talking on essential topics. The Workshop Agenda is:

6.00PM - PHIL STAUNTON
WELCOME / COMMERCIAL SUCCESS

6.30PM - TOM HAMER
IP/ TRADEMARKS / PATENTS

7.00PM - NIK VENIOS
CROWDFUNDING

7.30PM - Q&A'S
ASK THE EXPERTS

8.15PM - NICK CHRISTIE
SALES / DISTRIBUTION

8.45PM - BARRY FREEDER
GUEST SPEAKER - COUCHCOASTER

9.15PM - CLOSE

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Innovation Workshop
The workshops are held monthly from 6pm to 9:15pm at the offices of Kilburn & Strode LLP,84 Theobolds Road, London WC1X 8NL

You also have the opportunity to network and to ask questions of the many experts who will be there.

Places are limited so please register your interest now to secure your place. You get to meet a panel of industry experts with years of experience and extensive knowledge of the idea-to-product journey.


phil stauntonPHIL STAUNTON has over 10 years experience of supporting start-up businesses and SMEs develop and launch innovative, new products onto the market. Phil now specialises in strategic planning of product development to minimise risk and therefore maximise the chances of success. Phil was a key part of the journey of Omnio from initial sketch to established business being valued at over £2 million with product sold globally and multiple business and innovation awards.

nick christieNICK CHRISTIE has 20 years’ worth of experience of selling innovative products into both the UK and international retail markets including high street names such as Tesco, ASDA-Walmart, WH Smith, Amazon, Sainsbury’s, Toys R Us, Halfords, Wilkinson and Morrisons. Nick’s vast sales and marketing experience also expands to successfully selling through TV shopping channels, online retailers, in gift catalogues/mail order and also onboard airlines. His agency, Jump7, support numerous product brands to market and sell their product in the UK and internationally.

tom hamerTHOMAS HAMER
Patent Attorney, Kilburn & Strode
Tom is a UK and European patent attorney, and has experience in handling large portfolios and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of jurisdictions. Tom has particular experience in advising clients on how to mitigate IP-related risks before bringing a new product to market.


nik venoisNIK VENIOS
Co-Founder & Innovation Director, BEAF
With a First Class Hons degree in Product Design, Nik commercialised an award-winning product idea he had at university before moving into advertising with Saatchi & Saatchi.
Named as one of the top 500 UK creative talents to watch by The Observer, he has worked in various innovation roles within the spaces of product design, creative and digital.



barry freederBARRY FREEDER
Founder, CouchCoaster
Barry is an ex-chartered surveyor who turned his idea from a pizza box mock-up into what has become one of the best-selling cup holders in Europe and North America. CouchCoaster is an innovative idea to support your drink securely whilst sitting on the sofa. Developed by D2M from a sketch concept through to production. CouchCoaster was launched in 2016 and is now being sold internationally through a network of store and online distributors. You may also recognise Barry from featuring in ITV’s ‘Give It A Year’ fronted by Karren Brady.

david buntingDAVID BUNTING is Chief Executive of Trevor Baylis Brands plc, a company that provides a variety of services for Inventors predominantly around IP. David is an Engineer, Fellow of the IET and a European Chartered Engineer. He has over forty years’ experience in senior positions in industry working with such companies as GEC, EDS, and France Telecom. His experience includes High-technology Research and Development, Sales and Marketing, and Finance.