About our Course
Ensuring that you have freedom to operate (FTO) or freedom to practise (FTP) is an essential step in bringing your new products or services to market. Learn how to identify and deal with third party chemical, biological and device patents in the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industries.
Who Should Attend?
R&D scientists & engineers, business development managers, technology transfer and licensing professionals, IP analysts, trainee patent attorneys & commercial lawyers working in the Life Sciences and the Pharmaceutical sectors.
Topics and group exercises include
Outline of Course
Life Sciences & Pharma IP Rights
Patent Term Extension (SPCs)
US Patent Law
Ownership of IP Rights
How to read a Patent
Freedom to Operate Searches
Patent Term and Status
Infringement of IP Rights
Enforcement of IP Rights
Actavis v. Eli Lilly - Doctrine of Equivalents
Dealing with Third Party Patents
Challenging Patents in EU & US
CRISPR Case Study
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