This course will outline the principles of licensing and examine every stage, from taking the decision to license, through negotiation to an in-depth analysis of an international license to what happens after the agreement has been signed.
- Amsterdam / 05. - 06.06.2019
- Heidelberg / 05. - 06.12.2019
Computer-implemented inventions are now wide-spread in areas such as telecommunications, automotive or medical engineering. Drafting patent claims and IP strategies for software innovations show considerable differences in detail. Learn the particularities and train to draft better claims for software innovations!
Learn how to write software patent applications which get granted and are infringed upon! This course will give you the best practical tips to improve your skills in drafting claims for software patents. Apply your knowledge in a practical test including feedback from our speaker, an experienced litigation expert.
You will get a first-hand update on the most important decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal on software.
The purpose of this seminar is to inform the participants how to prepare an international application for filing under the PCT and subsequently monitor the consecutive procedural steps, timelimits and payment of fees in the PCT international phase up to and including entry into the national phase in designated and elected states.
- Amsterdam / 22. - 23.10.2019
Our speakers will help you to gain an in-depth understanding of Art 83 EPC. After the course, you will be able to better balance the needs for disclosing the necessary information for the European patent application and keeping important features of the invention secret for other jurisdictions.
The concept of added subject-matter for an application or a patent under Art. 123(2) EPC is a very important concept in European patent law.
This course helps you to recognize common pitfalls in complex patent license agreements and our speakers will provide you with receive numerous tips and tricks for the practice.
Our speakers will not only give an systematic overview of the most relevant case-law but will also show recent trends with regards to re-establishment of rights proceedings at the EPO.
First-hand update for patent practitioners & EQE candidates:
Each year the boards of appeal of the European Patent Office hand down more than 2000 decisions. These decisions set the standard for interpreting and applying the European Patent Convention (EPC).
- Amsterdam / 15.11.2019
- Amsterdam / 20.03.2019