Introduction to Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists

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Friday, September 14, 2018 - 08:00 to 17:00
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Introduction to Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists workshop will offer engaging sessions, informative talks and panel discussions. The workshop is geared toward providing attendees with an overview of the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP) and entrepreneurship within the biotherapeutics sector. Presentations and activities will introduce concepts related to understanding the integral concepts of IP, including how to conduct a patent search, and issues related to starting your own company, such as financing the development of a discovery, making a business plan, and tips, tricks and lessons learned from experts in the biotechnology sector.

Topics will include:

• IP 101
• Conducting patent searches
• Working with your university’s Technology Transfer Office
• Keynote on IP
• How do I finance the development of my discovery?
• Introduction to business plans and term sheets
• Case study from a Canadian biotech

 

All those interested in attending the Introduction to Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists workshop should register in advance HERE.

The registration fee for this event is ($CAD) $50 registration fee + $4.16 processing fee + $7.04 HST

 

OIRM is a proud member of the CTEG, and is pleased to offer a limited number of travel awards to enable eligible trainees to attend this workshop. Travel support application deadline is Wednesday, July 18, 2018. 

More details and to apply for a travel award are available here.