Intellectual Property for Technology Transfer Professionals
08:30am - 5:00pm
This class is for technology transfer professionals who have a basic foundation in the background, concepts, and processes of technology transfer, have completed the “Technology Transfer for Beginners” course or our other intermediate-level courses or those who want to understand intellectual property protection at federal laboratories.
(Not designed to be legal training for attorneys)
This course examines the patent process and other forms of intellectual property (IP) protection in the context of federal technology transfer. It will provide detailed information on how to protect intellectual property in federal laboratories, with a focus on the patent process; summarize ownership rights to IP developed under government contracts; explain the major laws affecting IP in federal labs; and explain the types of rights collaborators typically want and how to work with them within the law.
The course will cover:
Intellectual property basics
Types of IP protection as they relate to technology transfer
Laws governing the IP system
Rights in government inventions
Practical tips for navigating IP processes and issues as a T2 practitioner.
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