Understanding patents and research

Learn how you can protect your research, intellectual property, and commercial interests.

What will you learn?

  1. Basics of patents
  2. Understand the patent process
  3. The relationship between patents and the scientific community
    Understanding patents and research

    Why should you enroll?

    In the world of scientific research, it’s imperative that you protect your research, intellectual property, and commercial interests. For this purpose, it's necessary to understand what a patent is and how patents work in relation to your research. In this course, you will learn the basics of patents and the relationship between patents and the scientific community.

    What topics will you cover?

    Lecture 1: Introduction

    Lecture 2: Objectives

    Lecture 3: Intellectual property

    Lecture 4: Patents and the scientific community

    Lecture 5: Patents by universities

    Lecture 6: Summary