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Innovation in academic research

Tid Torsdag 11 oktober, 2018 kl. 09:00 - 17:00
Plats TA305, Teknikhuset

Innovation in academic research - Intellectual property
rights and commercialization of research results

The innovation office at Umeå University, together with The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV), would like to welcome PhD Students, researchers and employees of the Department of Physics, Department of Applied Physics and
Electronics and other interested at the Faculty of Science and Technology to a day of IPR seminars.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the day, the participant:

  • Is aware of the most important intellectual property rights
  • Has basic knowledge of how to obtain, maintain and enforce intellectual property rights (Patent, Design, Copyright, Trademark)
  • Is aware of how intellectual property rights may be utilized as assets
  • Is aware of how intellectual property rights are related to research utilization


Seminar 1: Basic knowledge about Intellectual Property Rights

Presenter: PRV
This seminar will give you an introduction to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and how different aspects of IPR are relevant to academic research and entrepreneurs. There will also be an overview of the international systems relevant to Patents, Trademarks, Copyright and Industrial design and a discussion on how a product can be protected by various types of IPR.

Seminar 2: How to find useful information from patents within your research area

Presenter: PRV
This seminar will give you knowledge about patent information, why using patent information is relevant for your research and how to search and use patent information. You will learn which
databases are available to you.

Seminar 3: Utilization/Commercialization of research results

Presenter: Innovation office
The seminar will give an overview of different aspects of how utilization/commercialization of research results and assets within a research project can be undertaken. Information about support for utilization and the innovation process will also be given by the Innovation office.

Course literature:

Will be handed out at the first seminar and consists of selected patents related to the case studies

For more information and sign up - at the latest Friday, October 5:

Please submit food allergies or dietary requests, lunch and fika will be provided.

Evenemangstyp: Seminarium
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