A validity/invalidity search seeks to uncover patents or other published prior art that may render a granted patent invalid and is one of the most complex patent searches. The search results consist of a search report, a claims mapping chart, and citation of prior art. The results of the search are used to invalidate (or validate) a patent involved in infringement litigation or to support due diligence and ascertain the validity of a patent.
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 Validity/Invalidity Search.
Exam and Certification
Upon completion of written examination and submission of the project, certificates will be issued to the successful participants.