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IPRAM - Intellectual Property Rights and Assets Management Course

About the project

The Project is completed.

The main ambitions of the project are to raise awareness among life scientists of the commercial potential of their research, to stimulate technology transfer from academy to industry and to encourage bio-entrepreneurship in the academic community.

To reach this goal the IPRAM consortium will organize and give one week lectures (free of charges) on patent law and commercialization of IPR in eight different countries throughout Europe.

It is also possible to enrol for selected course modules instead of the complete lecture week.






Training course
In order to develop a greater awareness among academic researchers, academic group leaders, and scientists from early stage biotechnology companies for the commercialization of their R&D results, the IPRAM course aims to introduce the knowledge about essential aspects of IPR in the field of life sciences and biotechnology to scientists across the Europe. The one week IPRAM course will provide scientists and university technology transfer office members with:
  • the knowledge about essential aspects of IPR,
  • the skills how to make use of the information given in patents in their daily scientific work,
  • the techniques to evaluate IPR,
  • and the knowledge how to commercialize IPR through out-licensing.

The lectures will be completed by various case studies from the life science sector that will be presented and discussed in detail.

The IPRAM curriculum
Day 1: Overview on IPR
Day 2: Patents on biotechnology inventions
Day 3: Patents as a source of information
Day 4: Enforcement and litigation / IP management, Biotech IP and how to make money out of it
Day 5: Biotech IP and how to make money out of it



Venue & date
Bratislava 14th - 18th April 2008
Munich 30th June - 4th July 2008
Krakow 8th - 12th September 2008
Prague 22nd - 26th September 2008
Barcelona 13th - 17th October 2008
Budapest 3rd - 7th November 2008
Vienna 24th - 28th November 2008
Lyon 1st - 5th December 2008
Innsbruck 26th - 27th February 2009

Teaching staff
MARKUS LANZREIN - European Patent Office Munich
DAVID EVANS - European Patent Office Munich
DR. ROLAND FEINÄUGLE - European Patent Office Munich
DR. JÜRGEN MEIER - Vossius & Partner Munich
DR. LUDWIG WEISS CAST - Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol Innsbruck


Project partners
Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol


European Patent Office


Business Innovation Centre Bratislava



Links
www.ipr-helpdesk.org
www.cast-tyrol.com
www.bic.sk
www.epo.org
www.wipo.int

Contact
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For further enquiries:
Mag. Christine Pirhofer, +43 512 2070 - 2102, Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!
DDr. Vladan Antonovic, +43 512 2070 - 2124, Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!