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Wynne-Jones IP partners with CyNam

Wynne-Jones IP, an intellectual property company with offices in Cheltenham and Gloucester, has launched a strategic partnership with CyNam.

The partnership will support and sponsor Cheltenham-based CyNam's mission to nurture cyber technology innovation in Gloucestershire.

CyNam has evolved from a modest networking group in 2015 into a thriving community of more than 5,000 members. Its mission is to facilitate the growth of Cheltenham and Gloucestershire's cyber technology industry, by providing a dynamic platform which connects cybersecurity and tech experts, local SMEs and innovative start-ups with vital resources, such as knowledge, guidance, funding and business opportunities.

Wynne-Jones IP has expertise in software, optoelectronics, semiconductors, and other cyber-tech. Through this strategic partnership, the firm will contribute its knowledge and experience to support the development of the Gloucestershire cyber technology ecosystem.

The partnership reflects Wynne-Jones IP's commitment to helping local businesses protect their intellectual property assets, while fostering a culture of innovation in the region.

David McLellan, commercial relationship manager for Wynne-Jones IP, said: "We are thrilled to join forces with CyNam in their mission to create an environment conducive to local cyber technology innovation. Intellectual property is a cornerstone of innovation, and we are committed to providing expert support to help businesses and start-ups protect and leverage their IP assets."

Dr Jayne Nation, commercial director, said: "This partnership aligns perfectly with our vision of contributing to the growth of Gloucestershire's technology landscape and as part of our larger mission to become the UK's best tech and cyber security IP provider."

Richard Yorke, managing director of CyNam, said: "CyNam's goal is to inspire the creation and scaling of investable high growth start-ups and drive prosperity in Gloucestershire.

"We see this partnership with Wynne-Jones IP as a significant step toward achieving this objective. By offering intellectual property support and advice, we can empower our members to secure their innovations and navigate the complex IP landscape."

This week (October 10 and 11), the cyber community comes together to for the AI - Beyond the Hype, Getting Hands on with Generative AI event organised by CyNam.

The hands-on workshop will go beyond OpenAI, giving the CyNam community the chance to experiment with the opportunities and limitations of generative AI, helping individuals, businesses and organisations to better understand the emerging technology beyond existing narratives.

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