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Training courses & Webinars:
IP Management

Managing intellectual property portfolios to the best advantage can be a minefield of complex processes, database searches and formalities. Many patent applications are either lost or encounter issues that could be avoided. Our IP Management training courses have been designed to specifically help you navigate the procedural issues and the practical aspects of filing at the EPO, WIPO and USPTO to ensure successful outcomes.


Freedom-to-Operate Searching Training Course

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

10 Oct 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 17 Apr 2023

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

Presented by Stephen Adams (bio)

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IP (Intellectual Property) Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice Training Course

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

26-27 Sep 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Dec 2022

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

Presented by Tim May (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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State of the Art Searching Training Course

State of the Art Searching

13-14 Oct 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Apr 2023

Learn when and how to perform a ‘state of the art’ patent search. 

Presented by Jane List (bio)

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Strategic IP (Intellectual Property) Planning Training Course

Strategic IP Planning

12-14 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

Presented by Arnaud Gasnier (bio)

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it was a good mixture of different aspects of this rather complex issue

Paul Barbic, , Treibacher Industrie AG

Stephen Adams was excellent. He has experience in the field, was easy to follow and gave a good answer to difficult questions.

Shire Elmi, Examiner, Patentstyret

All the speakers seemed well prepared and gave good presentations. Overall, this course was excellent in providing knowledge about different types of DD and FTO in the main jurisdictions and how to practically conduct such tasks. Very good speakers, updated and good course material.

Synnøve Flister, European Patent Attorney, Zacco Norway AS

The course exceeded my expectations; I expected to be educated in concepts and theories, instead I was equipped with tools and experience! Arnaud was an enthusiastic presenter and a patient guide through the intense volume of information and challenging interactive group work. I was impressed at how applicable the content of the course was to delegates from such a variety of business sizes and markets; everyone was finding the teaching relevant to them in some way. I loved the interactive aspects of the course and enjoyed learning how to use the tools given and the 'aha!' moments when it all began to make sense. I enjoyed that the tools given didn't always have 'correct' answers but always enabled you to make and justify decisions that were aligned with the business strategy.

Elizabeth Maclennan, Project Manager, McMurtry Automotive Ltd.

I liked how clear and simple a sometimes difficult and convoluted process was structured and presented. Highly recommended.

Siim Kinnas, Intellectual Property Advisor, Estonian Business and Innovation Agency

Very comprehensive talk, with great content.

Luke Townsend, IP Researcher, Oxford Biomedica

Excellent. I hoped to achieve a better understanding of the due diligence process and this was accomplished. I liked the smaller group size, which made it more interactive, and the expertise of the speakers.

Matt Kelly, Chief Innovation Officer, Perspectum Diagnostics

The course was well organised and ambitious with high level and experienced speakers. I liked that the course covered different jurisdictions and that the speakers were able to refer to relevant real cases.

Jan Nilsson, Patent Attorney, Strom & Gulliksson

I enjoyed meeting people from other companies and the exchange of ideas with them. The speaker was enthusiastic and engaging.

Christopher Phanopoulos, Senior Research Manager, Huntsman

Enthusiastic speaker and the cases proposed were extremely well documented.

Mathias Corboz, IP Manager EMEA, ASSA ABLOY AB