Inventions and Patents

Description:

This course introduces concepts and methods used for coordinating strategy formulation and the identification and evaluation of new product opportunities; planning and organizing the process of development; testing new products and new markets; and commercialization. Special emphasis is given to issues related to marketing and R & D. It explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied engineering, leading to the development of worldwide patent systems. A review of past cases involving inventions and patents indifferent industries will be explored.

Objectives:

To build an understanding of the key elements of intellectual property law, with emphasis on patents and copyrights and a briefer look at trade secrets and trademarks. Current issues relating to information technologies and business methods will be highlighted.

Who Should Attend:

Not specified

Course Length:
4 Days
Prerequisite:

Not specified


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