Full Course – 3 Units – Cost: $679.65
This course introduces the major foci of intellectual property (IP) impacting plant sciences, including: 1) traditional vs. emerging knowledge economies, 2) governing U.S. statutes and international treaties, 3) forms of IP protection, and 4) IP asset identification, valuation, capture, and deployment towards an understanding of best practices for the development of effective IP strategies and management of IP portfolios. This course is available as a full 3 unit course or as individual 1 unit courses.
Unit I: Introduction to Intellectual Property, International Treaties and Patents – 1 Unit – Cost: $226.55
Unit I of the Intellectual Properties in the Plant Sciences Course. Topics covered include: IP Culture and the Knowledge Economy, Traditional Knowledge vs. Biopiracy, Sui generis Systems, International Treaties, Overview of Patentability, Utility Patents, and Plant Variety Patents.
Unit II: Intellectual Property Documentation – 1 Unit – Cost: $226.55
Unit II of the Intellectual Properties in the Plant Sciences Course. Topics covered include: Trademarks, Copyrights, & Trade Secrets; USPTO; Inventorship, Ownership, Compensation, IP Training; Confidential Information; IP Audit; IP Value; Competitive Intelligence; Cyberspace – IP and IT Cooperation.
Unit III: Intellectual Property Transfer and Enforcement – 1 Unit – $226.55
Unit III of the Intellectual Properties in the Plant Sciences Course. Topics covered include: Intellectual Property Transfer and Enforcement, IP Case Studies, IP Portfolio, IP Strategy and Leveraging IP Value.