Prosecution and Legal Patent Searching

Prosecution and Legal Patent Searching - Online Training Course

Dates Tuesday, November 17, 2020 to Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 10:00 to 11:30
Venue Online
Website Event website

Event details:

This online training course is for people who are engaged with building, maintaining and defending a patent portfolio. It will be delivered as two one & a half hour sessions on two consecutive days (3 hours in total).

The course will cover how to build effective search strategies using classification, citation, name, semantic and other search tools, and how to filter and analyse your results for the following types of portfolio search: pre-filing; patentability / prior art; top up prior to filing decision making; validity; opposition; invalidity; setting up patent watches & company and technology alerts.

Course outline
  • Pre-filing
  • Patentability / prior art
  • Top-up prior to filing decision making
  • Validity
  • Opposition
  • Invalidity
  • Setting up patent watches and company and technology alerts
  • Summary

Attendees will be limited in number, so there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and consider specific topics in more detail.

Online training sessions may be recorded.

Who should attend?

Those working in R&D, technology transfer, Intellectual Property managers, strategic business development, and competitive intelligence roles.


Cost: £190 + VAT for both sessions, course manual and certificate of attendance.

Register on Eventbrite to confirm your place and to receive details on how to join the training.

Training provided by:   

Jane List, Extract Information

Stuart Newbold, PSIM

The Cambridge Information and Intellectual Property Meeting (CIIPM) was founded by Jane List and Stuart Newbold. CIIPM hosts an annual meeting and provides training in the IP matters and information search and analysis. The CIIPM annual meeting provides an opportunity for knowledge sharing for those engaged with the commercialisation of technologies using intellectual property, and those needing information to make legal and commercial decisions.