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 Patents & Licenses, the Bayerische Patentallianz GmbH will present the perspectives of national aspects of dealing with intellectual property, and representatives from spin-off companies will present case studies of successful exploitation of IP assets in order to encourage research and innovation. This workshop is sponsored by the Ludwig-Maximilian-University (LMU) and the European Patent Office (EPO).
§ 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 management of IP.
§ Presentation of success stories of spin off companies.
Dr. Joachim Aigner, Patente & Lizenzen, Kontaktstelle für Forschungs- und Technologietransfer, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München, firstname.lastname@example.org;
European Patent Academy, European Patent Office, Landsberger Str. 30, 80339 Munich, GERMANY, Tel. +49-89-2399-5414, Fax +49-89-2399-5449