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Training session: Finding Happiness in Patent Information Databases, 22-23 April

KT patent course
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CERN’s Knowledge Transfer group will be offering a training course on “Finding Happiness in Patent Information Databases”, tackling the anatomy of patents, patent information databases and their importance.

The training course will be delivered on Zoom:
 22 April 9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
 23 April 9.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Description of the course:

  • Brief introduction to knowledge transfer at CERN
  • Fundamentals of intellectual property and patents
  • Anatomy of a patent compared to scientific publication
  • Patent classification
  • Introduction to publicly accessible patent information databases
  • Searching public-access patent information databases (Espacenet and Google Patents)
  • Data analysis on patent information

If you are interested, please contact technical.management.training@cern.ch or sign up directly through the CERN Training Catalogue.

This course is aimed at CERN personnel, but is also open to users and alumni.