Course Catalog

Foundations of World Patent Law

The seminar provides an introduction to international patent framework, types of patents, requirements for patentability, managing patent portfolios, preparing and prosecuting patents internationally.

Course Details

Key Topics

-      Introduction to patents and international patent framework

-      Types of patents

-      Patentability requirements

-      Managing patent portfolios

-      Preparing and filing an international patent application

-      International patent prosecution

Information

The seminar provides an introduction to international patent framework, types of patents, requirements for patentability, managing patent portfolios, preparing and prosecuting patents internationally.

For any entity, having a good foundation of the international patent framework is a must to help ensure that their patents are adequately protected internationally. Moreover, such understanding can help an entity pursue international patent protection in a cost efficient manner, while helping to manage their intellectual property assets.

Who Should Attend

Scientists, engineers, and managers involved in business and technology needing an intensive introduction or review of intellectual property law with a particular emphasis on international patent framework.

No prior knowledge of intellectual property is required.

Benefits

-      Determine basics of international patent framework and different types of patents

-      Understand global inventorship

-      Understand how to document an invention

-      Public databases searches for prior art patents

-      Requirements for international patentability

-      Filing requirements based on country where invention is developed (foreign filing license)

-      Understand different parts of a patent application

-      Understand options for filing (direct or PCT) international patent application(s) and limitations and/or challenges due to variance in adoption and/or agreement across countries

-      Understand options (individual or patent prosecution highway) for prosecution of international patent application(s)

-      Comparative overview of U.S., EP, CA practices

-      General overview of other jurisdictions

Agenda

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Course Locations

Date

Venue

Online
Online


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Standard $595 $795

About the Instructor

  • Kazim Agha

    is a partner at Ridout & Maybee, LLP and he provides strategic guidance and advice to clients, including helping them develop and manage their intellectual property portfolios.