Enterprise: patents - why, when and how
Course code: RP00275
Topic: Engagement, influence and impact
Mode of delivery: Workshop
Practical Aspects of Intellectual Property for University Researchers
This workshop will aim to give an overview of the nature, acquisition and exploitation of different forms of intellectual property within the academic setting. The principle focus will be on patents, but other areas will be touched upon. Topics to be discussed will include:
- Nature of intellectual property rights
- Different forms of IP
- Substantive patent law
- Inventorship and ownership
- The application process
- International aspects
- Commercial exploitation of patents
- Case studies
- Career opportunities in the profession.
The presentation will be given by Fraser Brown and Adrian Bradley of Cleveland, a long-established firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Question and answer session to conclude.
PhD Students, Research Staff, Academics.
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