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Intellectual property : Patents, patentability and patent infringement

Intellectual property : Patents, patentability and patent infringement

Learn how to protect your ideas

Intellectual property : Patents, patentability and patent infringement

Duration: 3 weeks
100 €

In today’s increasingly competitive and highly disrupted environment the pressure is on. There’s a need to push the boundaries and to work consistently at the threshold of new ideas, products and services in order to stay ahead of the market. There’s also a need to secure the return on your innovation and R&D investment. And to minimise the risk of conflict when your competitors own exclusive rights.

To protect your ideas and navigate the innovation space successfully, you need to build rock-solid understanding of the patent system. Intellectual Property: Patents, Patentability and Patent Infringement is expertly designed to empower you to navigate the global patent system to safeguard and defend your invention in today’s globalised market.

By the end of the course you will have an understanding of how effective patent management and strategy can make or save you money. You emerge with a rock-solid understanding of:

  • The global patent system
  • How to determine the scope of protection of a patent
  • The different types of patent infringement
  • How to read and understand a patent
  • How patent offices work and the entire process: from filing an application to the grant of a patent.

What will you learn?

This course gives you end-to-end understanding of the concepts and processes that constitute the protection of intellectual property around the world. Specifically, you will explore:

  • IP and patents: a comprehensive introduction
  • Patentability: the requirements for patenting an invention
  • Reading and understanding patents: structure and the importance of each section
  • Infringement: how to determine if a product infringes a patent
  • Drafting patent application: how to get the best results
  • The patenting process: what happens during patent prosecution, from filing to grant
  • Conflicts: a comprehensive overview of patent litigation before a court of law.

How will you learn?

This innovative training programme has been expertly designed to harness the latest thinking in intellectual property and the patent system via cutting-edge videos, practical examples and interactive exercises that help you monitor your progress and understanding.

You can take the course anywhere, anytime, deepening your knowledge and expertise at a pace and rhythm that works entirely for you.

Learning is fun, it’s easy, it’s immediate and it’s impactful.

Who will teach you?

The InnoEnergy consortium is a leader in innovation. We bring together the worlds of entrepreneurship, industry and academia to empower individuals and organisations with the expert understanding, frameworks, actionable insights and next-generation technical and business tools to drive their own innovation – and help accelerate the global energy transition. Our faculty come from Europe’s foremost business schools, technical universities and business organisations – pioneers in change and architects of better future.

Is it right for you?

If you work in R&D or innovation in the energy sector, this course is for you. No prior knowledge is required. 

Learning is fun, it’s easy, it’s immediate and it’s impactful.


Intellectual property : Patents, patentability and patent infringement

Duration: 4 weeks
Effort: 3 hours

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