About our Course
A company's intellectual property rights are often its most valuable asset yet many SMEs fail to recognise this and take steps to secure and exploit their IP rights. Defining, implementing and executing your IP strategy is key to any technology based organisation. Learn how to drive innovation, secure IP protection, grow the portfolio and extract value from your IP assets.
Who Should Attend?
This course is intended for all SME leaders and senior managers- CEOs, CFOs, business managers, R&D leaders, lawyers, licensing directors, and IP managers responsible for patent portfolios.
Topics and group exercises include
Outline of Course
Overview of IP rights (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, trade secrets, utility models, know how)
Trade Secrets vs. Patent Protection
Securing Protection for your IP rights
Growing your Portfolio
Freedom to Operate
Dealing with third party patents
Managing the IP budget - milestone reviews and planning
Reviewing and Evaluating the Portfolio
Monetizing your Portfolio
Licensing Intellectual Property
Defining and Executing your IP Strategy