Patent Search for Engineers and Lawyers advanced course in 2020

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Patent Search (PS) for Engineers and Lawyers.

Patents are legal documents that provide the basis of an invention and the extent to which rights are covered about an invention. One of the indicators for a country’s innovative ability is patenting index and patents are considered to be the highest in the innovative index. Search for patent information is undertaken for various purposes.

Understanding technology trends, gaining an insight into lead technologies, forming a part of literature search before embarking on R&D, determining the patentability of an invention, freedom to operate searches before product entry into the market are some of the predominant reasons for (PS). The need for customized products, rapid production, and global marketing necessitates scouting for technologies worldwide. Skilled patent professionals are a requirement for any successful organization.

Patent Search

The past decade has also witnessed the growth of IP filing from academia as well. A patent search is an important component of literature search for the identification of new areas of innovation. Objectives of the course: This course will focus on providing the students/participants. To develop skills to conduct patent search and analysis. To develop practical insights into specific types of patent search. To enable understanding of the techno-legal aspects of patent search and analysis

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Students belonging to Engineering and Science streams, LL.B in IP Law, LL.B, Masters in IP Law, PG Diploma in IP Law
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What Will You Learn?

  • Week 1:Inventions and Patent Eligibility Patentability criteria for inventions Prior Art categories Disclosure Norms Patent Specification – Description and Claims
  • Week 2:How to read a patent document - Patent Anatomy Introduction to Patent search Fundamentals of Patent Search Fields for Search -Keyword Search -Classification Search – IPC, CPC, USPC, F term -Combination Search -Concept-based search
  • Week 3:Public search databases IPO EPO USPTO Patent Scope Subscribed databases search Differences between public search and subscribed database search
  • Week 4: Types of Patent search Patentability Search Validity Search
  • Week 5: Types of Patent search Patent Landscape Search Clearance Search Advantages and Limitations of each type of search
  • Week 6: Analysis of Patent Search with illustration (examples from different technology areas)
  • Week 7: Patent landscape analysis
  • Week 8: Value of Patent Search and analysis

Course Content

Patent Search for Engineers and Lawyers

  • NPTEL: Patent Search for Engineers and Lawyers
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  • Lecture 01: Introduction to IPR
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  • Lecture 02: IP-Economic Rationale
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  • Lecture 03: Patentability- Novelty- I
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  • Lecture 04: Patentability- Novelty- II
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  • Lecture 05: Non-Obviousness
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  • Lecture 06: How to read a patent document- Patent Anatomy
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  • Lecture 07: How to read a patent document
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  • Lecture 08: Introduction to patent search
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  • Lecture 09: Introduction to patent search (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 10: Fundamentals of patent search
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  • Lecture 11: Fundamentals of patent search (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 12: Hands on Patent Search
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  • Lecture 13: Hands on Patent Search
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  • Lecture 14: Hands on Patent Search – Sequence Search
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  • Lecture 15: Hands on Patent Search , emerging areas of technology
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  • Lecture 16: Types of patent Search
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  • Lecture 17: Types of patent Search (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 18: Types of patent Search (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 19: Types of patent Search, Validity Search
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  • Lecture 20: Invalidity Search
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  • Lecture 21: Types of Patent Search FTO
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  • Lecture 22: Types of Patent Search
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  • Lecture 23: Introduction to patent landscape
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  • Lecture 24: Introduction to patent landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 25: Introduction to patent landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 26: Hands on Patent Landscape
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  • Lecture 27: Hands on Patent Landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 28: Hands on Patent Landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 29: Hands on Patent Landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 30: Hands on Patent Landscape (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 31: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis
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  • Lecture 32: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 33: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 34: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 35: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 36: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)
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  • Lecture 37: Administrative Enforcement
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  • Lecture 38: Judicial Enforcement
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  • Lecture 39: DOE
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  • Lecture 40: Patent Infringement
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