‘Embrace Failure’ – James Dyson

Sir James Dyson discusses prototyping, failure and patents

In a recent interview on Radio 2’s breakfast show, British inventor Sir James Dyson talks about why he sees failure as something exciting which should be embraced. He also answers questions on whether he’s ever invented something in a dream, how many patents they hold and whether he uses his own hairdryers…

It a great, short interview – well worth a listen on the Radio Two website. 

Importance of IP to today’s Inventors

This article published by the Design Council explores the perceived importance of IP and how this may be changing.  Are modern day inventors becoming less inclined to take the traditional trusted legal protection approach? Are they instead choosing to focus more on the development of their design and a strong brand?

In the article, a range of designers and lawyers are asked to share their thoughts on the matter.

To read more, click here.