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Our courses help users to understand the world of patents and IP to enable them to draw actionable insights and apply this to business questions.

Getting started with patents

1 Getting started with patents

Patents: An Introduction
Patents are often integral to protecting your innovations - but where do you start? In this course we join Dun ...
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The technical and legal framework for patents

2 The technical and legal framework for patents

Patents: An Introduction
Patent can seem like daunting legal documents but once you’ve understood the basics they can be utilised to yo ...
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How to do an FTO search

3 How to do an FTO search

Patents: An Introduction
Simply put, freedom to operate (FTO) is a risk assessment to help businesses understand IP risk and evaluate c ...
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Understanding patents and their role

4 Understanding patents and their role

Using information in Intellectual Property for R&D
R&D needs robust research methodologies to capture information contained in intellectual property. In this cou ...
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How to successfully commercialize IP

5 How to successfully commercialize IP

Using information in Intellectual Property for R&D
Having a robust innovation strategy and IP is essential if you want to successfully commercialise your ideas a ...
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How are patents valued?

6 How are patents valued?

Using information in Intellectual Property for R&D
IP can make up a large percentage of an organisation’s intangible assets but how much is your IP worth to your ...
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Master the Art of Patent Search

7 Master the Art of Patent Search

Using information in Intellectual Property for R&D
Patent searching is somewhat of an art form but by understanding the methodology and using a little bit of cre ...
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IP Risk and IP Risk Management

8 IP Risk and IP Risk Management

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
IP risk is a fact of life - but it can be managed or avoided.In this course we join Donal O’Connell, Adjunct P ...
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Does IP matter with Open Source Software?

9 Does IP matter with Open Source Software?

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
Are you at risk due to open source software? In this course we join Paul McAdam, Director of Source Code Contr ...
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How to manage trade secrets

10 How to manage trade secrets

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
Trade secrets have often been the neglected step-child of IP. Not anymore. In this course we join Donal O’Conn ...
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Copyright, trademarks and design rights

11 Copyright, trademarks and design rights

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
Organizations are not taking an all-inclusive approach to intellectual property - and it's hurting them. In t ...
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How to protect IP in China

12 How to protect IP in China

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
Each day, around 8,000 patents or more are filed in China. It's no secret that the nation's intellectual prope ...
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How to turn an idea into a start-up

13 How to turn an idea into a start-up

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
According to the Bureau of Labor statistics in the US, around 50% of new businesses fail in the first four yea ...
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How to evaluate new inventions and technology

14 How to evaluate new inventions and technology

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
When a new technology becomes available, it can be difficult to decide where to take it next and evaluate how ...
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How to protect IP: Licensing and Litigation

15 How to protect IP: Licensing and Litigation

Intellectual Property and Corporate Strategy
It’s important to make the right decisions when protecting your intellectual property. Make the wrong decision ...
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Commercialisation of Ideas in Life Sciences

16 Commercialisation of Ideas in Life Sciences

Intellectual Property in Life Sciences
There are a huge number of data points that can be considered when innovating. When compiling a market researc ...
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How to effectively patent your sequences

17 How to effectively patent your sequences

Intellectual Property in Life Sciences
The pace of technological advancements in biotechnology and the application of policy at a local level means t ...
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On-demand webinars

18 On-demand webinars

Academy Live!
Academy Live: Missed a webinar? Catch up now and join industry experts, covering topics ranging from patents t ...
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How to analyse markets using innovation data

19 How to analyse markets using innovation data

Market Insights
In this course, we learn how to compile research analysis using innovation data. We start by exploring how to ...
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Enjoy free access to training from specialists in the field. Our courses include guest lecturers from universities, consultancies and experts in all areas of intellectual property.

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