Intellectual property in academic research 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 Faculties of Arts and of Social Science and Umeå Arts Campus to a day of IPR (intellectual property rights) seminars.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of the course, the participant:
Is aware of the most important intellectual property rights
Has basic knowledge of how to obtain, maintain and enforce intellectual property rights (Designs, Trademarks, Copyright and Patents)
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. There will also be an overview of the international systems relevant to Designs, Trademarks, Copyright and Patents and a discussion on how a product, design or a service 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 IP information, why understanding IP is relevant for your research and designs and how to search and use IP, e.g. 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.
Will be handed out at the first seminar and consists of selected case studies presented on seminars.