About our Course
Ensuring that you have freedom to operate is an essential step in bringing your new products or services to market. Learn how to identify and deal with third party patents in order to mitigate the risk of patent infringement.
Who Should Attend?
R&D scientists & engineers, business development managers, technology transfer and licensing professionals, IP analysts and trainee patent attorneys bringing new products and services to market.
Outline of Course
Patents and the Patenting Process
UK, National and international routes to securing patent protection
Patent families, Divisionals, Continuations, Continuations-in-Part
Ownership of Patents
How to Read a Patent and Interpret Claims
Infringement of Patents
Challenging Patents in Europe and the US
Patent Searching - How to formulate and conduct FTO searches
What is Freedom to Operate?
Dealing with Third Party Patents and Applications