Drafting search reports and written opinions (train the trainers)



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Date

Start: 25.09.2013
End: 27.09.2013

Location

Berlin, Germany

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Working language(s)

English

Description

This seminar is a cross-over between how to draft search reports and written opinions and how to draft and present a course on such subject-matter. The teaching means will be a mix of presentations and practical exercises where the participants have an opportunity to work with each other to practice the knowledge gained on search reports and written opinions and to prepare and present a small teaching module thereof. The different technical areas chemistry and physics/electricity/mechanics are taken into account.

Target groups

Staff of the national offices of the EPO member states

Medium

Classroom training

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Objectives

On completion of this seminar participants will deepen their knowledge on "how to evaluate search results", will gain improved practical experience on how to draft search reports and written opinions, and will understand and have practiced how to transform knowledge into an practical training course.

Prerequisites

Attendance of an intermediate level OS10 course in the past and/or a minimum of 4 years' patent search experience including the use of EESRs and/or ISRs. Experience in teaching / presenting / lecturing would be beneficial. A very good command of English is required, both orally and in writing.

Venue details

European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Gitschiner Straße 103
10969 Berlin
GERMANY
Tel. +49-89-2399-5454
academy@epo.org

Contact

European Patent Academy
European Patent Office
Gitschiner Straße 103
10969 Berlin
GERMANY
Tel. +49-89-2399-5454
academy@epo.org

Max. number of participants

20

Reference

OS10-2013

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.