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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

This course explains the fundamental principles of patents, trademarks and copyrights, as well as the protections provided by each. It is intended for employees in research, product development, marketing, sales and other areas, to ensure that they will recognize and respond appropriately to intellectual property issues that may arise in the course of their work.

Geography Covered: Americas | Duration: 45 minutes

Summary

An organization's intellectual property is often among its most valuable assets. As the holder of patents, trademarks, and copyrights, an organization has the legal rights (a) to exclude others from using its intellectual property or (b) to use it subject to licensing fees and restrictions. But these legal rights can be lost if the organization does not secure patent, trademark, or copyright protection as needed, or if it does not handle its intellectual property in a protectable manner.

As the importance and value of intellectual property to organizations continues to grow, employees in research, product development, marketing, sales, and other areas need practical guidance in recognizing issues that affect corporate intellectual property rights. Partaking in proper training for patent law, trademark law, and copyright law can help organizations avoid the loss of legal rights on intellectual property, as well as other potential consequences. 

The topics covered in the course include:

  • Overview of intellectual-property law
  • Patent ownership
  • Patent requirements
  • Types of patents
  • Applying for a patent
  • Patent infringement and remedies
  • Trademark ownership
  • Trademark requirements
  • Safeguarding trademarks
  • Trademark infringement and remedies
  • Copyright ownership
  • Copyright requirements
  • Permissible uses of copyrighted materials
  • Using copyrighted materials under license
  • Copyright infringement and penalties
    • Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights (US)
  • Like all our courses, this intellectual property training course is written by attorneys and powered by world-leading regulatory intelligence, which tracks more than 900 regulators and exchanges globally to ensure the course content is always up to date.

    We employ instructional design techniques optimized for risk and compliance training, enabling your business to educate in a way that reduces risk and encourages compliant behavior.

    As with all our courses, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights training is driven by practical examples and interactive scenarios to ensure users truly understand and recognize the issues of most importance to your business and learn to instinctively act to support them.

  • Like with all our courses, the Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights training course was written by experts and powered by world-leading regulatory intelligence, which tracks more than 900 regulators and exchanges globally to ensure the course content is always up to date.

    All our training courses are driven by practical examples and interactive scenarios to ensure users truly understand and recognize the issues of most importance to your business and learn to instinctively act to support them.

    We employ instructional design techniques optimized for risk and compliance training, enabling your business to educate in a way that reduces risk and helps you build a culture of integrity and compliance.

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