Protecting inventions: patents and trade secrets—training materials
Protecting inventions: patents and trade secrets—training materials

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This training presentation provides a general introduction to how inventions can be protected. It focuses on patent protection but also introduces the concept of trade secrets. It outlines how to patent an invention, what can be patented, exclusions to patentability, opposition proceedings, patent revocation (invalidity), patent infringement, threats of patent infringement and patent infringement defences and remedies.

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Contents

  1. What is a patent

  2. What is a trade secret

  3. Patent or trade secret?

  4. How to patent an invention