Service

Service

In-house

We conduct our in-house seminars individually for you and your employees and coordinate the content to your needs and aims. For you, this means absolute flexibility in terms of timing and location as well as content tailored to your preferences. Potential topics are listed below. 

Contact person: Claudia Holthaus, akademie@get-your-addresses-elsewhere.provendis.info  

Fundamentals

 

Introduction to industrial property rights

Patents, registered designs and employee invention law; designs and trademarks

 

From invention to patent

Definition of invention; protection prerequisites; online research; requirements on a patent application; drafting of patent claims; proceedings before the patent office

 

Professional patent searches

Databases; structure and content of patent documents; patent classification, classification system and research tools; Depatisnet, Espacenet, search engines, wikis and blogs; finding opposition and invalidity material

 

Joint inventor communities

Definition of inventor community/German Civil Code (BGB) community; special characteristics in the community of part owners; financial compensation claims for own use


Focus on property rights

 

Protection strategies and tools for intellectual property

Intellectual property at a glance; differentiation of protection tools; scope of protectable services; consolidation: Copyright protection and design protection; fundamentals of protection available under competition law

 

All-round protection of consumer products

Differentiation of design/technology; property rights at a glance; special features of copyright for functional designs; registration strategies for design applications; accompanying protection under competition law

 

Accompanying imitation protection of competition law

Scope of protectable services; protection prerequisites; cases of unfairness; process-related special features in the case of dispute

 

Copyrights at universities

Scope of protectable services; protection prerequisites; distinction between permitted template use and legal infringement; reliability of quotes; special features for joint copyright communities

 

Design protection at universities

Scope of protectable services; proprietors; protection prerequisites; interventions in protection areas


Focus on contracts

 

Contracts in research projects

Introduction in contract types; contractual principles; option agreements; license agreements; purchase agreements; confidentiality agreements; MTAs

 

Rights of use for research findings

IP regulations and relevance of copyright and design law in R&D contracts

 

License agreements in copyright and design law

Contact

PROvendis GmbH · Schloßstr. 11 – 15
D – 45468 Mülheim an der Ruhr
T +49 (0)208 94105-0 · kontakt@provendis.info