Date:
Monday, 20.05.2019
Location:
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Host:
Department Technology Transfer and IP Management Center of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Speaker:
Axel Koch, Michele Dubbini

This one day traning will address the following topics:

IP management at application, implication and impact stages of collaborative research projects, Effective IP strategies to maximize the impact of research

  • IP management: Necessary provisions for commercialization and technology transfer
  • IP ownership (Institutional, Joint, etc.): what are the decisive factors?
  • nonprotected background and foreground IP
  • matching different institutional strategies
  • Necessary agreements for collaborative research under a consortium: scope and provisions, time frames
  • ¬†possible conflicts and disputes

Introduction to IP and IPR,

  • What is Intellectual Property (IP)?
  • What are Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)?
  • Why should I deal with IP/IPR issues? Why should IP be an integral part of my business strategy? What are the first steps to be taken?
  • What IP protection can I use (e.g. trademarks, patents etc.)?
  • To which institutions can I turn for help?
  • What do different IP titles cost?
  • How do I perform basic IP searches? What tools exist?
  • What does counterfeiting mean?
  • How can IPR be enforced?
  • What are the basic mechanisms of making money with IP?