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Workshop: Science and patents: linking university research and intellectual property and knowledge transfer

Activity by Natasa Doslik   |   added on Apr 14, 2011   |   Switzerland Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): European Patent Office, Paul Scherrer Institute

The workshop on 15. June 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.

Date: 15 June 2011, 9:00 - 17:15

Location:

Paul Scherrer Institute Auditorium, PSI West, 5232 Villigen PSI

The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Representatives of the Paul Scherrer Institute and a patent attorney will present the perspectives of national aspects of dealing with intellectual property. Case studies of successful exploitation of IP assets, involving a PSI spin-off company, will be presented in order to encourage research and innovation.

Content:

§        Insight into patent protection of inventions.

§        Practical information on the use of patents as a source of scientific knowledge.

§        Identification of key steps in the exploitation of IP.

§        Presentation of success stories of spin off companies.

 

Contact:

Robert Rudolph, Head of Technology Transfer, Paul Scherrer Institute, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland,   robert.rudolph@psi.ch , www.psi.ch
Topic: workshops, chemistry, invetnions, innovation, knowledge transfer Audience: researchers in university and research centers, professors, students, representative from industry, professionals and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry.
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