Understanding Patents In Scientific Research

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Understanding Patents In Scientific Research

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Learn how you can protect your research, intellectual property, and commercial interests with the help of patents through expert lessons, online resources, and detailed case studies.

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30 mins

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Online, On-demand learning

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2 modules

What you learn

The history, meaning and use of patents

Understand the patent process

Why patents are important for researchers

Where to look for patents

Understanding research exemption

Patents and its concerns for universities

Description

Have you struggled to understand what a patent entails and whether you should apply for one? Are you unclear what patents are used for? Do you wonder whether patents encourage original research or prolong the process of new research? We attempt to answer all these questions and more.

This structured program explains the basics of patents and describes the relationship between patents and the scientific community. It also describes the patent search, the idea of research exemption, and the downsides of patenting. With expert lessons, online resources, case studies, and detailed video explanations, this course will equip you with all the information you need to make the right patent-related decisions to protect your research, intellectual property, and commercial interests.

Course Narrator:

Phillip Schrank, Academic Trainer Phillip Schrank is the Assistant Professor of International Relations at Chosun University in Gwangju. He has published and presented on topics ranging from democratization to alliance theory. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including research grants from Chosun University and a research grant from the US Department of State. Prior to his professorship at Chosun University, Phillip was a senior lecturer at the Korea Military Academy. Phillip has a BA in History and Broad Field Social Sciences, an MA in English Education, and is writing his dissertation for a PhD in International Relations. Phillip has conducted over 70 hours of workshops helping scholars publish in high level international journals.

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LECTURE 1 |Video

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15 mins

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

Further reading

15 mins

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Online, on-demand learning

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Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy