Workshop “From research to patent”

O European Patent Office, em parceria com o Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial, vem à Universidade do Porto no próximo dia 7 de novembro, para uma sessão de esclarecimento relacionada com a propriedade intelectual.

A decorrer em local a anunciar brevemente, o Worshop “From research to patent” terá início às 09h00 (ver programa abaixo). A participação é gratuita, sendo ainda oferecido o almoço a todos os participantes.

A sessão será inteiramente em inglês. Os interessados podem inscrever-se aqui.

PROGRAMA (em atualização):

09h00 – Registration

09h10 – Welcome

– To be annouced Local/national co-operation partner and/or European Patent Academy, EPO

09h20 – The European Patent Office: facts and figures 

– Pedro Borges, Examiner, European Patent Office

09H45 – Introduction to intellectual property rights 

  • Registered IP: special focus on patent basics
  • Unregistered IP

– Expert – INPI

10h15 – Steps towards a granted patent

  • EPC filing procedures
  • Alternative routes: national and PCT filing

– Pedro Borges, Examiner, European Patent Office

10h45 – Coffee break

11h00 – Exercise session: What is new? What is inventive? What is technical? 

– Pedro Borges, Examiner, European Patent Office

11h45 –  Idea? Think patent!

» Respecting the timeline is crucial

» Coverage of the patent (understanding claims)

– Pedro Borges, Examiner, European Patent Office

12h15 – Lunch 

13h30 – Searching for patents

» Why does patent information matter?

» Espacenet

» European Patent Register

» (Exercises optional)

– Pedro Borges, Examiner, European Patent Office

15h00 – Developing an IP strategy

» Exploiting your idea

» Potential commercial value of an idea

» The friendly way of enforcement: extra-judicial co-operation and agreements

» The unfriendly way of enforcement: warning letter, preliminary injunction and infringement proceedings

» Expert – To be announced

16h00 – Coffee-break

16.15 – Commercialising research results

– André Fernandes, U.Porto Inovação

16h45 – Closing remarks

– Local/national co-operation partner and/or European Patent Academy, EPO

17h00 – End of the workshop