I should like to congratulate Trevor Baylis on his CBE for intellectual property.
I met Mr Baylis when I chaired the Brass from Gumption open day in Huddersfield on the 18 Feb 2004. This was a full day of seminars, exhibitions, patent searches, patent clinics and a simulated “Baylis Breakout” by the man himself. It was a great success which led to my setting up inventors' clubs at Leeds, Liverpool and Sheffield and regular intellectual property clinics throughout the North,
I have not seen eye to eye with him on every issue but I share his objective of helping individual inventors to realize their ambitions. I wish him every success in those endeavours.