Learn the essentials of intellectual property


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Learn how to identify, protect and make use of your intellectual assets. Sign up for the credit-bearing course Intellectual property in research: strategies and practices, which starts on 23 March. Photo: Shutterstock.

The course on intellectual property in research is now open for registration. Learn about useful strategies and practices in this course that is aimed for doctoral students and researchers and provided by UU Innovation in collaboration with the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, PRV.   

What intellectual assets hide in your research project? Join fellow doctoral students, postdocs and researchers from different parts of the university to learn more about intellectual property and its role in research and for strengthening the value and impact from research outcomes.

The course will give you a broad overview of different types of intellectual property and how it can be used to add value to research outcomes, from describing impact in grant applications to licensing and the creation of innovations and startups. It will also provide tools for finding useful information from patents as well as for structuring and presenting research outcomes from an impact point of view.

The course starts 23 March on Zoom

The course includes four half-day seminars during the period 23 March – 20 April. For PhD students, the course provides 3 ECTS in your postgraduate education. Other participants who complete the course will receive a course diploma.

You will meet experienced business advisors and IP advisors from UU Innovation together with experts from the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV). The course is on Zoom.

Register by 15 March

Registration for the course is open. Deadline for registration is 15 March.

Learn more about the course

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Last modified: 2023-12-01