Fundamentals of Patent and Utility Model Law
The lecture procures information about German patent law and registered design rights. Students achieve knowledge in assignation, virtue and enforcement of patents and utility models. Other points of focus lie in employee invention and license agreement.
The lecture is addressed to engineers confronted with questions regarding industrial property protection in their careers. It provides basics to get along with different kinds of patents in everyday life. The exercise affords the opportunity to deepen the content of practical relevant cases by means of lecture and discussion.
The following topics are dealt with:
- Fundamentals of Industrial Property Protection
- Application and Assignation of Patent
- Content, Virtue and Enforcement of Patent
- Registered Design Rights
- Laws regarding License Contract
- Employee Invention
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Complementary lecture and exercise documents as well as older exams for exam preparation can be found
Complementary documents are also available at RWTHonline.
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|Professional experience||Patentanwaltskanzlei KNH||Associate - Patent law||2 years|
|Partner - Patent law||14 years|
|Current position||karo IP Patentanwälte (Düsseldorf, München) www.karo-ip.de||
Founder and Acting Partner -
Supporting many startups, mid-sized companies and corporations in industrial property law from all regions of the world; Dispute resolution and proceedings;International protective right granting procedures, in particular Europe, China, USA and Japan.
|since 3 years|
|Team size||11 Patent attorneys | 1 Patent engineer | 13 Secretariat etc.|
|Awards||The World's Leading IP Strategists, (IP Management Consultancy, Legal) in 2020|
|Best Lawyers for Intellectual Property Law in Germany, IAM Patent 1000|