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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story: an interview with Alexandra Dean

Emmy award-winning journalist, director and producer Alexandra Dean talks about her compelling new documentary, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – the remarkable tale of a Hollywood star whose natural flair for invention helped shape today’s communications technology.

Gender equality in African agriculture: An an innovation imperative

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Director, African Women in Agricultural Research (AWARD) highlights the importance of building a robust and efficient agricultural research ecosystem for Africa that is diverse and inclusive.

From brewing to biologics: Biocon’s Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw transforms global health

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw started out as a Master Brewer and now heads up Biocon, India’s largest innovation-led biopharmaceutical company. Find out what it takes to establish a multi-billion dollar global business that promises to transform global health.

Nursery feeding made simple

British inventor and entrepreneur Mandy Haberman is a 21st-century mother of invention. She explains how intellectual property has enabled her to develop and expand her company, Haberman Baby.

Women in Arab cinema: an interview with Hend Sabry

What challenges face actresses in the Arab region? And what opportunities might they enjoy? Award-winning Tunisian actress, Hend Sabry, a celebrated star of Arab cinema, offers an insider’s view on women in Arab cinema.


Artificial intelligence and copyright

October 2017 – As the use of artificial intelligence by artists becomes more widespread, the distinction between artwork that is made by a human and that made by a computer is becoming increasingly blurred with interesting implications for copyright.

3D printing and IP law

February 2017 – Amid renewed interest in the potential for 3D printing technology transform manufacturing supply chains, to what extent do current IP laws protect the interests of creators?

Eight steps to secure trade secrets

February 2016 – Find out how to secure company trade secrets from both external threats and potential thieves already inside the company.