International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Workshop: Catalysing innovation: (bio)chemistry and patents

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

Sponsor(s): European Patent Office, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH)

The workshop on 16 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: 16 June 2011, 9:00 - 17:30

Location:

ETH Hönggerberg, Room HCl G7, Zurich, Switzerland

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 ETH Transfer and a patent attorney will present the perspectives of national aspects of dealing with intellectual property. Case studies of successful exploitation of IP assets 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:

ETH Zurich, Dr. Silke Meyns, Head of Team Patents and Licensing, ETH transfer, meyns@sl.ethz.ch, www.transfer.ethz.ch 
Topic: workshops, innovation, inventions, chemistry, patents, 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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