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Practical Introduction to International Patent Law and Practice - An Essential Foundation Course (London)

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical) has announced the addition of the "Practical Introduction to International Patent Law and Practice - An Essential Foundation Course (London)" conference to their offering. 
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The Practical Introduction to International Patent Law and Practice Course will be held on the 3rd & 4th April 2014 at at the Rembrandt Hotel, London

Topics to be covered at this meeting:
- The Commercial Value of Patents
- Conditions of Patentability
- Obtaining a Patent
- The Scope of a Patent - Construction and Claims
- Identifying and Documenting Inventions
- Infringement
- Litigation
- Principles of Licensing
- Patents as Property
- Patent Portfolio Management

THE VALUE OF ATTENDING THIS COURSE

- Broaden your overall knowledge of the complex world of patents 

- Be able to work more effectively with IP departments and colleagues

- Learn the basic steps required to obtain and protect a typical patent

- Be shown the principles of infringement and litigation

- Discover the role of patents as property, and how to exploit them to commercial advantage

- Discover the commercial value of patents

- Learn the principles of licensing and how to make best use of them

- Understand the importance of patent portfolio management

The course will deliver a unique one-stop, comprehensive, practical introduction to international patent law, illustrated by case-studies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

- Patent managers and patent engineers

- Legal advisers, executives and assistants

- Members of corporate legal and IP departments

- Business development and R&D managers

- Technology transfer specialists

- Inventors

- Members of new product development departments

- All those who need a basic, working knowledge of international patent law and practice

You may be eligible for an Academic Discount - please see back page A Certificate of Attendance for Professional Development will be given to each participant who completes the course

ATTENDANCE LIMITED - EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED

ACCREDITATION

This course merits 11 hours under the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority self-accreditation scheme (ref. CJA/MAFO) and may also be relevant training under the IPReg CPD self-accreditation scheme.

DATES:

3 April 2014 Start: 09.30 - Finish: 17.00
4 April 2014 Start: 09.00 - Finish: 16.30

REGISTRATION & COFFEE

3 April 2014 09.00

VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

The Rembrandt Hotel, 11 Thurloe Place, London SW7 2RS

DIRECTIONS:

Opposite V&A Museum. Nearest underground station: South Kensington.

NOTE: Events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged 

Key Topics Covered: 

DAY ONE - 3 April 2014

Introduction

- Where patents fit into the IP maze
- The public policy behind patents

Understanding the Commercial Value of Patents

- Exclusivity
- Licensing
- Patent strategies
- Misconceptions

Conditions of Patentability

- Novelty
- Inventive step
- Industrial Applicability
- Sufficiency and Added Subject Matter
- Exclusions to patentability - computer programs, business methods
- Exclusions to patentability - methods of medical treatment and biotechnology
- Confidential information, the effect of a breach of confidence
- International differences

Obtaining a Patent - the Basics

- Anatomy of a patent application
- The importance of the filing date
- Understanding priority and the Paris Convention
- Detailed review of UK and European patent filing, prosecution and grant procedure
- Important differences of the US patent system
- International and regional patent systems
- Making effective use of the Patent Cooperation Treaty to obtain worldwide protection

The Scope of a Patent - Construction and Claims

- Broad and narrow patents
- Construction of claims in the UK and in Europe

DAY TWO - 4 April 2014

Identifying and Documenting Inventions

- Identifying inventions and invention disclosure forms
- Rating inventions
- Patent review committees
- Record keeping and invention tracking

Infringement 

- The exclusive rights conferred by a patent
- The various infringing acts
- Contributory infringement
- International differences
- How to detect infringement
- How to avoid infringing
- Defences, including the research exemption

Litigation

- Procedures
- Jurisdictions
- Forum shopping
- Injunctions
- Costs
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Principles of Licensing

- Exclusive and non-exclusive
- Typical terms
- Competition law implications

Patents as Property

- Ownership of patents and inventions
- Patents and employees and contractors
- Voluntary transactions: assignments and licensing
- Joint ownership: rights and obligations
- Ownership disputes
- Managing collaboration agreements

Patent Portfolio Management

- Information systems
- Maintaining relevance
- Knowing when to stop 


For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lcxc8l/practical


Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]


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