Approaches for several kinds of patent searches

Basic Patent Information Course (BPIC)

Module 4: Approaches for several kinds of patent searches

Learning Goals

At the end of module 4, the students have knowledge of 

  • the different kinds of patent searches
  • relation between patent searches and sources

At the end of module 4, the students are able

  • to do a valid patent (novelty) search and
  • make a report

Course Content

  • kinds of searches: technical patent searches (patentability, infringement, validity, etc.); bibliographic searches; competitor information searches
  • relation between patent searches and sources
  • reporting search results (techniques)
  • typical needs of the patent information custome

Instructor

Aalt van de Kuilen

 

To get the best results out of the course its advisable to bring your own laptop.