SEMINAR ON PATENT PROTECTION

SEMINAR ON PATENT PROTECTION

October 10, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, a seminar was held in the Office about the patent protection from the field of biotechnology and pharmacy. The seminar lasted for the whole day and 26 participants attended from several faculties and institutes, as well as the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science from the Sector for Technological Development.

During the first part of the seminar the issue concerned the general conditions for the protection of inventions by a patent on the national and international level. Special attention was dedicated to the particular issues of patent protection in the field of biotechnology and pharmacy through several examples from the chosen patent documents. In the second part of the seminar, the topic concerned the management of the intellectual property rights in the R&D organizations and the search of patent documentation in the freely accessible base Espacenet with the examples of the search.