Patents 101 for Startups - Melbourne CBD

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
12:30 to 13:30

How IP can help your business

For many startup businesses and entrepreneurs, IP is the difference between success and failure. Competing with larger established businesses requires new and disruptive innovation. Much of that creativity and innovation can be protected with registered IP like patents for inventions, trade marks for brands, and designs for the way a product looks.

Here’s what you can expect

Focussing on patents, the workshop will give you the tools you need to help you understand the basics of Intellectual Property and help you understand the patent application process.
 

What you will learn at this workshop

IP 101 

  • The basics of IP - overview of the Registered IP - Patents

  • The basics of copyright and trade secrets

Patents

  • Understand the different types of patent protection

  • Learn the basics of patent searching

  • Understand the filing requirements for an Australian patent application

This event is open to the public. Bring your laptop or tablet; access to wifi. 

 

Register here via Eventbrite 

 

Location: 
York Butter Factory, 62 - 66 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Cost: 
Free