Archived: Interfacing Chemistry with Patents
An Introduction to Patents for Chemists and Chemical Engineers
Date: 16 March - 17 March 2020
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Tutors: Freija Glansdorp, Jakob Bumke
This course is a lively introduction to how the patent system works and the nature and scope of the rights a patent gives, with an emphasis on chemical inventions.
It covers patentability, patent procedures, infringement, the commercial exploitation of patents, the interpretation of patent literature and the role of the inventor.
There are also chemically oriented workshops aimed at exploring and reinforcing the basic course teachings.
This is what the 2018 Delegates had to say:
“Excellent! Two very knowledgeable experts presenting the lectures. Course manuals were very helpful with both the slides and written chapters. The balance with workshop was very good, made it lively and were good exercises to apply the learnt material into practice” Kraton Chemical B.V Delegate
“Very thorough training by highly knowledgeable tutors! I highly recommend this training!”Minakem Delegate
Patent procedures – the examination process
Responding to Patent Office objections
Patents procedures – more on the examination process
Patent procedures – post-grant
Attacking third party patent rights
Assessing & tackling infringement risks
The commercial value of patents
Inventorship & ownershipSumming up
Appropriate breaks will be taken on both days for lunch and refreshments
Who Should Attend
The course includes a comprehensive course manual, refreshments throughout the day, lunch and one course dinner.
Givaudan AG Schweiz
A brilliant whistle stop tour of IP/Patenting for technical experts by trained experts! Absolutely a must do course.