Basic Patent Information Course

The Basic Patent Information Course consists of seven modules which can also be followed as refresher courses. The course will provide students with a solid knowledge of patent information, in general, however, particular attention is given to patent searches, legal aspects, the accessibility and retrieval of patent information.
  1. Patent documents and their accessibility (M1A)
  2. Patent Classification (M1B)
  3. Patent legal aspects and patent legislation (M2)
  4. Searching Non patent Literature (M3A)
  5. Full text searching and citation searching (M3B)
  6. Retrieval and distribution of patent literature (M3C)
  7. Approaches for several kinds of patent searches (M4)
To get the best results out of the course its advisable to bring your own laptop.