Basic Course European Patent Rights and Patent Practice - 2nd year
The course targets everyone who is involved in intellectual property, as a patent adviser, manager or patent attorney in training.
In this Basic Course, the field of intellectual property (with emphasis on European, US and Belgian Law) is explained through exercises and lectures on Patent Law, Patent Practice, Case Law, and developments in the jurisdiction of the European Patent Office. The course is based on the European Patent Convention (EPC), with attention for the peculiarities of US and Belgian patent law and practice.
The tutors are all national and/or European patent attorneys practicing in Belgium, both in industry and in private practice. It is organized with the support of the "Centre d'Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle" (University of Strasbourg).