Basics of Obtaining Commercially Effective IP
This program will give you a basic understanding of IP with emphasis on innovation protection using the patent system and trade secrets. It will also cover the legal requirements and basic process for obtaining a patent.
What you will learn:
- The interplay of trade secrets and patents, including their relative advantages and disadvantages
- The types of inventions protectable by patents
- The criteria that must be met in order to obtain patent protection
- Recent rule changes at the patent office and how they will affect the patent process and strategy