Essential rules for protecting your IP and the dangers of infringing on a third party’s.
Intellectual property (IP) is the collective term for patents, design rights, copyrights, trademarks and confidential information. Understand the essential rules for protecting your IP, the dangers of infringing third party IP and be guided on what you should and shouldn’t say in meetings, correspondence and negotiations.
Failing to take IP into account can prevent a product (or service) getting to market or leave it vulnerable to copying once on the market.
Who should attend?
Engineers and non-engineers at all levels. Be that at the forefront of design and technology, generally curious about IP or seeking work in this area in the future.
How will I benefit?
After the course you will be able to:
• Understand what IP can and can’t do
• Recognise potentially dangerous situations and provide better guidance to colleagues
• Know when to refer a matter to an IP specialist
• Know the protective legends which must go on documents
• Be aware what must be included in confidentiality agreements