Patent Fundamentals

We interact with patented products daily. Many times it’s the unique product functionality or services offered that we benefit from. Patents enable inventors to protect their technology and process innovations. Patents are the lifeblood of most technology-driven companies, enabling them to establish a competitive advantage and drive business growth.

In many industries, patents have been used as weapons to battle market supremacy. This has occurred most notably in the high technology, medical devices, chemicals, and pharmaceutical industries.

Patent Fundamentals is a 15-minute course for all employees.

Patent Fundamentals Course Objectives

After completing the Patent Fundaments course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe a patent
  • Explain the importance of obtaining a patent
  • Discuss who can apply for patents, when they are enforced, and where they apply
  • Describe the factors for patentability and methods for evaluating the patentability of an idea
  • Recognize the different types of patents and recall examples of items that are patentable
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The ipPerformance Training Difference

ipPerformance believes intellectual property training is essential to increasing business value and reducing risks.  We combine seasoned subject matter experts with our instructional design methodology to develop interactive, engaging, and adaptable courses to reinforce an IP-driven culture.