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Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - catalysing innovation

Activity by Natasa Doslik   |   added on Mar 15, 2011   |   Belgium Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): University of Namur, European Patent Office, Belgian Office for Intellectual Property

The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.

Workshop date: 01.04.2011, 9:00 - 17:30

Location:    University of Namur, Room BN21, 2 Rempart de la Vierge, Namur, Belgium

Content:

The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Representatives of the Technology Transfer Office of the University of Namur, of the Belgian Office for Intellectual Property (OPRI) and patent attorneys will present national perspectives of dealing with intellectual property, and a representative from a spin-off company will present a case study of successful managing IP assets in order to encourage research and innovation.

Contact:

Nathalie Malengreau, PhD
Technology Transfer Office (ADRE)
University of Namur - Facultés Notre Dame de la Paix
E-mail: nathalie.malengreau@fundp.ac.be


Topic: workshops, chemistry, intellectual property, inventions, patents, technology transfer Audience: professionals, researchers in universities and research centres, professors, students, representatives from industry and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry
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