Patent Booster Training in Helsinki on 19 Sept

What every researcher and startup should know about IPR in the ICT field - Free training by IPR professionals from Beneq Oy, HIIT and the European Patent Office.

EIT ICT Labs Patent Booster Training is tailored to researchers and startups in the ICT field. It is designed to give you essential information and knowledge of patents, patenting and commercialization of your research results and technologies. You learn how to evaluate & develop ideas, and how to protect & exploit research results and technologies. 

After the training event you will know how to: 
- Evaluate your research results and technologies from a commercialization point of view 
- Bring your research results and technologies to the market 
- Exploit and protect your research results and technologies 
- Patent and manage the patenting process 

The Patent Booster training is free of charge and conducted by IPR professionals and experts from the European Patent Office (EPO). 

Schedule for Thursday 19.9.2013
9.00-10:00  Beneq and IPR. Olli Pekonen, IPR Director, Beneq Oy
10.00-10.15  Coffee break
10.15-12.00  IPR Landscape - Perspectives for EIT ICT Labs. Olli Pitkänen, Senior Research Scientist, HIIT
12.00-13.00  Networking lunch with participants 
13.00-16.30  How to obtain protection in Europe and how to search for patents. Falk Giemsa, Patent examiner, European Patent Office

The training takes place at the EIT ICT Labs co-location centre in Helsinki (AppCampus stage, 4th floor)
EIT ICT Labs | Helsinki Node 
Open Innovation House, AppCampus stage on 4th floor
Otaniementie 19 
02150 Espoo 

Registration by Mon 16.9. - Online registration link:

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