Origiin IP Academy has launched on WizIq the online E-Learning course on IP Search (Patentability Search, Freedom to Operate Analysis & Validity/Invalidity search).
The course has been designed by the instructor after detailed discussion with IP experts. Her years of experience in the field would help you cover best, relevant, & detailed curriculum for IP searches as a topic.
She understands the need to simplify such complex topic; hence the course has been structure in 4 parts, viz.
I. Introductory Module
II. Patentability Search Module : is divided into 6 parts. It discusses basis and basics of patentability search, how to identify novel elements, forming keywords, using synonyms of keywords, different ways to search and writing an opinion, all with an example disclosure. It provides hands on exposure to the user through patentability search exercises.
III. Freedom to Operate (FTO) :In depth analysis of freedom to operate, including reasons for performing FTO with real world examples, constraints to be considered while performing FTO, understanding invention disclosure form, forming keywords, synonyms of keywords, conducting search (including how to search, where to search and in what order?). Various steps involved while performing a FTO analysis, and in what order to perform these steps as well as why perform these steps in that order. All of these explained with an example IDF.Forming an opinion based on the search and writing an opinion report, various ideas to be considered before writing the opinion and what are the prior arts to be reported to the search requestor. Guidance for performing a search in a free patent database such as “free patents online” along with the instructor to get hands on experience and providing instructions for the project/assignment.
IV. Validity/Invalidity Search : Module provides in depth analysis of validity search which is one of the most complicated searches, including reasons for performing the search, constraints to be considered while performing the search, preliminary set of data to be gathered, searching techniques (including the recommendation for prioritizing the searching techniques) and limitations to be considered when using the techniques for searching. All of these explained with an illustrative example with an actual granted patent. Real world examples and court cases are provided. Searching non-patent literature is very important in validity/invalidity search, advice on searching non-patentable inventions is also provided. Forming an opinion based on the search results and writing an opinion report, various ideas to be considered before writing the opinion and what are the prior arts to be reported to the search requestor. Instructions are provided for the project/assignment. Mapping of key elements of the claim are also discussed
Upon Completion You Get:
# Complete confidence in performing the searches independently
# Self-sufficiency in the field of IP Searches, making you Employment Ready in the field
# Interested participants will be referred to a HR consultant whom we partner with for job referrals.
Note: Please send your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org