Two IPs In A Pod

Two IPs In A Pod

Brilliant inventions, fresh product designs, iconic brand names and artistic creativity are not only the building blocks of successful business - they deliver a better world for us all. But these valuable forms of intellectual property must be protecte…


With Women in IP
Sep 25 • 40 min
Discussions around diversity within the IP profession are more important than ever. Women in IP have been working to highlight the benefits of gender inclusion within the profession and work towards greater equality. This week co-hosts Lee and Gwilym…
With Recycling Technologies
Sep 7 • 39 min
At least 8 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every year. This plastic makes up 80% of all marine debris and can end up severely injuring, or killing, sea creatures. The wonderful people at Recycling Technologies decided to do something about…
With IP Ability
Sep 4 • 42 min
Schools are back and so are we! Hosts Lee and Gwilym are opening Season 2 with special guests, Chris Clarke, Debra Smith, Caelia Bryn-Jacobsen and Kerry Russell from IP Ability. In this episode, we discuss how the committee promotes improvement within…
Best of Season One
Aug 27 • 27 min
What a season it’s been! We’ve had presidents, inventors, judges and a fluffy unicorn called Steve. Join Lee and Gwilym for a special episode where we take a look back at some of the highlights from Season One, including an unlikely appearance from an…
With President Campinos and President Mair
Jul 23 • 36 min
The first season of Two IPs In A Pod is coming to an end – and what an ending we have for you! António Campinos, President of the European Patent Office, tells Lee and Gwilym how the EPO’s plans to digitise and virtualise the EPO’s services have been…
With Mr Justice Birss
Jul 8 • 44 min
Sir Colin Birss is among the most influential patent judges in the world and is UK intellectual property royalty. Hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts ask Sir Colin about his life before the judiciary - and Lee finds out they have more in common than he…
The R word: Change happens outside your comfort zone
Jun 27 • 49 min
The CIPA staff have been reviewing the way they support BAME communities within the IP industry. We’ve realised that, while there has been progress with diversity in the sector, it needs to take a front seat in the way we think from now on. In a special…
With Gecko Rubber
Jun 25 • 40 min
Punctures are the bane of life for cyclists. So entrepreneur Richard Adams has come up with a solid, lightweight rubber tyre which he sells through his company Gecko Rubber. He realised early in his journey that he needed to protect his invention and so…
In Isolation With…Lord Smith
Jun 18 • 42 min
Former Culture Secretary Chris Smith, since 2005 The Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury, chats with regular hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts about his work as Chairman of the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) and his life in parliament. He…
In Isolation With…HH Judge Hacon and IP Pro Bono
Jun 9 • 50 min
You’ve discovered that someone has ripped off your patented product, copied your trade mark or breached your copyright. Your intellectual property has been infringed. But you can’t afford to defend yourself in court. You need to apply to IP Pro Bono for…
In Isolation With…Darren Smyth
Jun 4 • 38 min
This week we have a wide-ranging chat about diversity, including sexuality and racial inequality, the mental strain of isolation, the rise of video conferencing and its use in patent hearings…and unicorns and more tortoises! Chartered Patent Attorney…
In Isolation With…the Intensive Care Society and Memcom
May 29 • 43 min
Few have had a more stressful and exhausting time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic than members of the Intensive Care Society, working at the frontline of the crisis. Co-hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts chat with Sandy Mather, Chief…
In Isolation With…Student Patent Attorneys
May 19 • 39 min
Lockdown has disrupted life for everyone. But for students revising for exams that have been cancelled for 12 months, it has delayed a vital stage of their professional development. Co-hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts speak with three student patent…
In Isolation With…Mental Health Leaders in IP
May 15 • 38 min
Coronavirus lockdown has created different pressures for us all. How is it affecting those in the intellectual property field and how can colleagues and managers best help those in need of support? Our co-hosts Lee Davies and Gwilym Roberts chat with:…
In Isolation With…Tim Moss
May 5 • 28 min
How is the UK’s Intellectual Property Office, responsible for IP rights such as patents, trade marks and designs across the UK, ensuring the majority of its services remain unaffected by lockdown and the coronavirus crisis? Our co-hosts Lee Davies and…
In Isolation With…Sole Practitioners
Apr 30 • 15 min
How are the UK’s sole traders and small firms coping with life on lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic? Lee Davies, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, chats with Bev Ouzman, of Ouzman IP, and Keith Loven, of Loven…