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Training Course, Dublin 2007 FUNDAMENTALS OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Wednesday 24th of January 09.00 – 09.15

Course Introduction Antonio Parada, Director, Intellectual Property, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Portugal

09.15 – 10.15

Evaluating Technology Opportunities Penny Attridge, Quester, UK

10.15 – 10.45

COFFEE BREAK

Case Study Exercise 10.45 – 11.15

Case Study Feedback Penny Attridge, Quester, UK

11.15 – 12.00

Research Grants and Contracts – Our role in protecting foreground and background IP Mette Andrup, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

12.00 – 12.45

IP Primer: Patents – patent law and process – when to seek patent protection, patent strength, patent agents and patent costs Peter Horn Møller, Ploughmann & Vingtoft, Denmark

12.45 – 13.45

LUNCH

13.45 – 14.30

Non-Patent IP – Copyright, design rights, trademarks Peter Horn Møller, Ploughmann & Vingtoft, Denmark

14.30 – 15.15

Contract Law – what you need to know to keep yourself out of trouble Yvonne McNamara, Partner at McCann FitzGerarld, Ireland

15.15 – 15.45

COFFEE BREAK

15.45 – 17.30

Engaging Industry – what they want and don’t want from us – followed by Panel Q&A Karen Laigaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark T.B.A.

19.00 – 22.00

JOINT DINNER


Thursday 25TH of January 08.45 – 10.15

Anatomy of a License Agreement – its purpose structure and essential Terms Mark Anderson, Anderson & Company, UK

10.15 – 10.30

Introduction on Peter Rabbit Case Study Antonio Parada, Director, Intellectual Property, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Portugal

10.30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11.00 – 12.00

Case Study – ‘Peter Rabbit goes licensing’- illustrating the mistakes That the innocent can make when negotiating agreements Antonio Parada, Director, Intellectual Property, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Portugal Jeff Skinner, Director for Enterprise Partnerships CEMI, University College London, UK

12.00 – 12.45

What can you license and what you can’t – deals you shouldn’t do Jeff Skinner, Director for Enterprise Partnerships CEMI, University College London, UK

12.45 – 13.45

LUNCH

13.45 – 15.15

Negotiating & Striking the Deal Penny Attridge, Quester, UK

15.15 – 15.45

COFFEE BREAK

15.45 – 17.00

Sealing the deal Eoin O’Neill, Director of Entrepreneurship in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland & Margaret Woods, Technology Transfer Manager, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Friday 26TH of January 09.00 – 10.00

Marketing Technology – finding and communicating with potential licensees Reto Hartmann, Frontiers in Genetics/University of Geneva, Switzerland

10.00 – 10.30

COFFEE BREAK

10.30 – 12.00

Case Study – The Photon counting Detector Jeff Skinner, Director for Enterprise Partnerships CEMI, University College London, UK

12.00 – 12.30

SANDWICH LUNCH

12.30 – 14.00

Proof of Concept Fund, together with Advanced Course Paul Roben, Director Enterprise Ireland Biotechnology Commercialisation Group Kevin Cullen, Glasgow University, UK

14.00

Course Ends

2007 jan dublin ftt  
2007 jan dublin ftt  
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