Final Session of FICPI SEAD training course on patent drafting
In support of the University’s mission of knowledge exchange, the Technology Transfer Office has again partnered with The Federation of Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI) to run the South East Asian Drafting (SEAD) training course on patent drafting for the third time. The course is divided into three segments with 6 internationally renowned patent attorneys serving as instructors. Segment 1 is a series of tutorials and workshops for 5 days; Segment 2 is for students to work on four drafting exercise by correspondence; Segment 3 is a second series of tutorials and workshops over 5 days. The course is intended for the benefit of legal practitioners, patent administrators, researchers and technology transfer professionals.
The final session (Segment 3) of the course was held from November 12-16, 2012. Participants (from 7 countries) with various qualifications including industrial design, electrical/electronics, biotechnical, informational technology, material science, chemical/biochemical, biomedical science, biology and Medicine found the course very fruitful.