About our Course
This course provides an overview of the key IP rights (e.g. trade marks, copyright, design rights, utility models, trade secrets, confidential information, know how) with particular emphasis on patents. Learn which rights are most appropriate for your business, and how to secure and use these rights to gain competitive advantage.
Who Should Attend?
R&D scientists & engineers, program managers, technology transfer & licensing professionals, business development managers, IP managers, trainee patent attorneys and commercial lawyers.
Topics and group exercises include
Outline of Course
Overview of IP rights
Patentability Criteria and Process
Chemical, Biological, Mechanical and Software Patents
US Patent Law
Preparing a Patent Application
The Unitary Patent System
Material Transfer Agreements
The Value of IP Rights