Patentability search is performed to ensure patentability of invention on the scale of novelty, non-obviousness and industrial utility. However, identification of correct key words, formulation of appropriate search strategies, assessment of identified prior art, evaluation of invention against statutory requirements is extremely critical for performing patentability search. The search requires deep understanding of the concept underlying the invention and requires a comparative analysis between the invention and the prior art. Once search is performed, a report or opinion is prepared, based on which the inventor can decide whether to file for a patent or work further on the invention based on the identified prior arts.
Candidate must have Bachelors degree in science or technology such as BE, B.Tech, B.Sc. etc
Who should join?
The course is useful to any person keen to pursue career in IPR, fresh students as well as working IP Professionals who want to enhance skills and experience in performing various kinds of patent searches.
After finishing the teaching modules the students have to submit a project on Patent Search.
Exam and Certification
Upon completion of written examination and submission of the project, certificates will be issued to the successful participants.