YOUR STAFF NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IP. GET THEM UP TO SPEED WITH SOME IN-HOUSE TRAINING
We work closely with businesses and other professional service providers to help them understand the IP system and how it can be used to gain and maintain a competitive edge. We offer competitively-priced, in-house tutorials and seminars to help key personnel to get to grips with this complex and rapidly-evolving area that is key to many businesses success.
We can provide training on a broad range of subjects, but the most popular requests we get are as follows:
General IP training:
An introduction to IP law and how it can impact on commercial decision making processes. “Invention spotting” (identifying potentially patentable subject matter), IP searching, the importance of dates (and how this relates to priority and prior art), overseas filing strategies, the meaning of infringement and validity, basic enforcement strategies and IP maintenance.
How IP law can be used to further commercial objectives, maintaining an IP portfolio, IP management, licensing, selling IP, opposing third party rights, maintaining IP in an effective state, dealing with changes of ownership, renewals etc.
Keeping up-to-date with the latest developments and trends in IP, such as new Court procedures, patentability of business methods and computer-implemented inventions, IP enforcement, threats provisions, case law reviews etc.
If you would like to know how we can help you to understand IP better, then please contact us for an initial phone, skype or in-person consultation.