The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 29 – The direction of aerospace innovation

In this episode, patent attorney and partner Ean Davies, and trainee patent attorney and space enthusiast Jordan Tinkler, are joined by Theo Youds, aerospace engineering master’s student at Leeds University, and founder of the Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA).

Ean, Jordan and Theo discuss LURA’s experience attending the 2022 Spaceport America Cup, the organisations leading the race to put humans on the Moon and Mars, and the commercial viability of space innovation. 

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The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees is a conversation about intellectual property, focused on what matters most to innovators, inventors and brand owners, right now. In each episode, intellectual property specialists discuss the essential issues facing those who create, or protect, IP.

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