Industrial Property Office

31.8 - 2.9.- Workshop: Managing patent conflicts

An interactive workshop tailored for SMEs

Industrial Property Office, Prague, Czech Republic

This will be a unique opportunity to understand the management of typical patent conflict situations occurring in SMEs. Patent professionals and experienced practitioners from industry will present methods and best practices and give useful insights. In practical group exercises, participants will solve fictional case studies under the guidance of the trainers.
“Managing patent conflicts” is the follow up of “Managing patent disputes” (Ljubljana, 30 August to 1 September 2010). Structure and main topics are similar but new case studies will be shown. The programme will include R&D project management, a mock up trial and simulated licensing negotiation, as well as lessons on how to distinguish hardliners from co-operators. The registration fee of EUR 350 per person covers the seminar comprehensive documentation (guidelines, tools and templates as paper hand-outs and in electronic form) as well as the catering for the entire event.
For updates, programme and online registration (until 15 July), please check: Promotion material
Organised by the European Patent Academy
in co-operation with the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic and Licensing Executive Society (LES)
Final Programme (pdf, 204 kB)