Fifty percent of new businesses fail in the first four years often because of inadequate knowledge of how best to protect and commercialise their intellectual property.

Academy by PatSnap is an essential free resources for all budding entrepreneurs, R & D professionals, students and inventors as it offers a wide range of bite-size training courses aimed at helping turn ideas into commercial success and avoid early failure.

The Academy's latest course by Joe Sekhon entitled ‘How to turn your idea into a start-up’, focuses on a framework for business planning, product development and intellectual property protection. 

Joe Sekhon is a senior IP lecturer at Portsmouth University and director of iPASS (Intellectual Property Advice Support Service) through which he provides pro bono mentoring in entrepreneurship.

Further information:

To access this course go to:


Introduction to Academy by PatSnap