Book now - CIIPM's next training course, 'Freedom to Operate Search & Analysis - Fundamental'


10-03-2021
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Patent searchers - learn the skills needed to conduct Freedom to Operate (FTO) searches.

There are still places available on CIIPM’s next online training course, Freedom to Operate Search & Analysis – Fundamental. This course, taking place on 24-25 March, provides patent searchers with the skills needed to conduct Freedom to Operate (FTO) searches.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • What is FTO?

  • When and how to prepare for FTO searching and analysis

  • Different search skills relevant to FTO

  • Keeping a project log and writing up your search strategy

  • How to determine the relevance of your results

  • Understanding legal status and finding out if a patent is in-force.

  • When to stop the search.

Practical exercises and Q&A will make the sessions as interactive as possible in the virtual setting.

The FTO Search & Analysis - Fundamental online course will take place over two 1.5 hour sessions on 24-25 March. Enrolment costs £190 + VAT for both sessions, course manual and certificate of attendance. Find out more on the CIIPM website, https://www.ciipm.co.uk/4  

Already know the basics? Sign up to FTO Advanced which takes place on 14 and 15 April!

https://www.ciipm.co.uk/4b

 

CIIPM hosts an annual meeting and provides training in IP matters and information search and analysis.

Cambridge Information & IP Meeting