Demystifying Intellectual Property - An Actionable Intro
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Demystifying Intellectual Property - An Actionable Intro

This course provides a basis for clearly understanding what you may have, and how to go about protecting, proactively.
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
365 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2013
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What Will I Learn?
  • Allow you to understand what IP is and what forms it can take
  • Understand what IP you may hold
  • Know what course of action to take to protect the IP you may have
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Should I file a patent?

Should I apply for a trademark?

What is a trade secret?

These are all common questions that most of us have asked over the years...and unfortunately have often not had great answers too, affecting our ventures and their success. While Intellectual Property (IP) is one of the most important aspects of creating, launching and growing a new venture of virtually any type, it is also one of the least understood. This course will provide you with actionable outcomes to help make progress with greater confidence and success. We guarantee it!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner and advanced audiences
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction to Intellectual Property
4 Lectures 15:15

This lecture introduces participants to the structure of the course and it's main objectives.

Preview 02:04

This lecture introduces participants to concept of Intellectual Property (IP)

Preview 01:17

This lecture reviews the various types of IP that we encounter and create, using real life examples.

Preview 03:53

This lecture provides an in-depth review of each of the types of IP, examining the key elements and attributes of each.

Preview 08:01
Assessing Your IP
2 Lectures 08:37

This lecture helps understand a critical aspect which is taking stock of, assessing one's IP, as an important first step. This lecture offers a worksheet/checklist to help with conducting the actual assessment.

Determining What IP You May Have

This lecture provides important insight into determining the scope of protection as part of your strategy (which countries) and offers a worksheet to help support the analysis to determine this.

IP Strategy - Scope of Protection
Your Intellectual Property Professional
2 Lectures 10:32

This lecture provides clarity on the role of an IP professional (e.g. lawyer, strategy consultant) and includes guidance on how to choose one, along with a worksheet to support this process.

Choosing an IP Professional

This lecture provides depth and support around the ongoing process of working with an IP professional, what to expect, handling fees, timing and expectations.

Working with your IP Professional
Summary, Q&A
1 Lecture 12:50

This final segment offers a quick summary then important responses by Dr. Pavlovic to real questions by participants.

Summary, Q&A
About the Instructor
Dr. Cliff Pavlovic
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365 Students
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Intellectual Property and Commercialization Professional

Cliff Pavlovic is one of the founders, as well as Vice-President, of BioTech Annecto (previously known as BioTech Montréal). Launched in Montréal in 2009, it is a social networking organization whose aim is to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, attorneys, journalists and other professionals in the biotechnology sector (including pharmaceutical, healthcare and biomedical, cosmetics, agribusiness, and environmental). This is done by inviting people, one day every month, from the local biotechnology community to meet at trendy locations around town. This allows regular communication and exchanges

between industry, the public sector and academia. The events have expanded to Toronto, Ottawa, Paris, and Vancouver.

The author of a comparative study between tech transfer in Québec and in Flanders, Cliff has also been involved in the knowledge and innovation economy: Lastly as an Intellectual Property Rights Officer at KU Leuven Research & Development, the technology transfer unit of KU Leuven University (Leuven, Belgium), and as a Technology Transfer Project Leader at Gestion Univalor, the technology transfer firm responsible for commercializing innovations from Université de Montréal and affiliated institutions. Currently working as an independent technology transfer professional and as part of StartUp Montreal, the local chapter of StartUp Canada, he holds a PhD in Experimental Medicine and an MSc in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University (Montréal, QC), as well as a BSc in Microbiology from Université Laval (Québec, QC).

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