Understand the importance of Intellectual property and how it impacts partnering deals
With a focus on patents, understand the basics of IP as a non-legal specialist
With recent high-profile patent application failures in the US, IP rights have never been so far to the fore of the life science industry. Ownership of IP is an essential ingredient for a successful partnering deal, yet can present a knowledge gap for non-legal professionals.
This course will present you with the key information to understand what is meant by IP, the types of IP available, with a particular focus on patents and the ways in which IP can impact on the partnering process.
EBD Academy online courses are on-demand digital courses developed by our expert faculty providing learning on a range of technical topic areas.
Over 3 weeks students will learn through:
- 3 modules, split up into multiple bitesize recorded videos
- Quizzes to test your knowledge
- Revisiting the content with unlimited access to all the materials for 3 months
- Participating in the discussion forum to interact with other students
- Interacting with the trainer through the forum during the course
- Additional content such as materials and white papers available to download
Delegates will receive login instructions within a week of the course start date. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
What will you learn?
Types of IP
Understand the different types of Intellectual Property (IP) protection and how they work
Examine what drives the need to protect inventions in pharma/biopharma
Delve deeper into patents: their parts, scope and limitations
Consider how your IP strategy can impact on partnering – pre and post finding a partner
Investigate other possible complications arising from IP in a partnership
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at business development professionals, who are not legal experts but who would gain value in understanding intellectual property (IP) and patents in greater depth. It will benefit professionals of all experience levels and company sizes, from start-up to large pharma.
Find out more about online courses...
EBD Academy online courses are perfect for busy professionals as they require just 2 hours per week of your time, and include an interactive forum for you to ask direct questions about challenges you are facing to expert course leaders.