In-house training

Intellectual Property

A one-day In-house training programme covering the background and motivations to searching freedom to operate, understanding the background, defining the terms and objectives. Also covered are the fundamentals of FTO search scope and the methods for searching for claimed features and how to understand and report the results from an FTO perspective.

Train your team to understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work with this one-day In-house programme.

Oral proceedings are appointed in the majority of appeal cases, and in many opposition and examination cases, and so a European patent attorney will almost certainly at some point have to attend oral proceedings, either to defend a client’s invention or to attack a patent held by a competitor. To defend your client’s interests correctly and competently it is vital to know what to expect at this European level and to be property prepared for it.

An In-house training programme on how to prepare for a due diligence project, identify when a due diligence project is desirable, learn to evaluate your, or your clients, patent and trade mark portfolios to ensure as much transparency as possible.

A concise one-day In-house training programme for the patents team explaining the practical points to consider regarding SPCs when managing the organisations, or your clients, patent portfolio.

This one-day In-house programme will look at the impact of the EU and OECD questions about the integrity of patent box regimes and how this has impacted the UK rules and your organisation.