[Blueboard] Patents Course for First Sem

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Sat May 26 12:32:50 PHT 2012


This is to announce that the School of Science and Engineering will  
offer a new course in the First Semester SY 2012-2013:

SCI 110 (for undergraduates)/
SCI 210 (for graduate students)


Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO PATENTS (Lecture, 3 units)

SYLLABUS for Sem 1, SY 2012-2013

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The lecture class is an introduction to patents. Topics include the  
various types of intellectual property; Philippine, US, and European  
patent laws; Philippine IPO regulations; patentable and non-patentable  
subject matter; process for applying for local and foreign patents;  
first-to-file rule; who owns the rights to a patent; term of a patent,  
rights conferred by a patent; format/parts of the patent, patent  
forms, and fees; novelty, inventive step, industrial utility; patent  
infringement and patent invalidity.

Other topics such as careers and opportunities in the patent field are
topics that will be covered by invited outside speakers.

Prerequisite(s):  None

INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Nikko P. Quevada

Email:  npq123 at gmail.com

Consultation hours: After class and by email


COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this course, students will:

1.   understand basic Philippine, US, and European patents laws;
2.   know about the different types of intellectual property;
3.   know what type of intellectual property coverage is appropriate for a
given situation;
4.   know about the different types of patentable subject matter;
5.   know how to conduct patent searches;
6.   know how to draft patent claims and prepare a patent application;
7.   know about the different requirements for filing a patent;
8.   be able to file patent applications here and abroad;
9.   be familiar with the process of prosecuting patents;
10.  know the rights granted by a patent to the patent owner or assignee;
11.  learn about the basics of patent infringement and patent invalidity.


COURSE OUTLINE

Week 1:  Introduction to the Course and Orientation

Week 2:  Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets: Which ones to file?

Week 3:  Philippine Patent Law, US & European Patent Law, Philippine  
IPO Regulations

Week4:  * Homework on patent rules & regulations due

         Invited outside speaker presentation

Week 5:  Patentable & Non-patentable Subject Matter, when to apply for  
a patent,
first-to-file rule

Week 6:  Invited outside speaker presentation

Week 7:  Who owns the rights to a patent, term of a patent, right  
conferred, etc.

Week 8:  Format/parts of the patent, claims, patent forms, fees, etc.

          * Completed Patent Application Forms due

Week 9:  Novelty, Inventive Step, and Industrial Utility

          * Sample patent claims due

Week 10:  * Patent search results and patent invalidity arguments due

Week 10-11:  Patent infringement, patent invalidity, etc.

Week 12:  Careers, opportunities for science & engineering majors in  
the IP field

Last week:  Integration Period

Finals Week:  *Patent Application Due  *


REQUIRED READINGS AND MATERIALS:

Selected materials posted on the websites of the Philippine  
Intellectual Property Office, USPTO, European Patent Office, and WIPO.

This course is open to students from all schools.


For more information, please contact:
Dr. Nestor S. Valera
Department of Chemistry
Ateneo de Manila University
1108 Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Philippines
phone: (+632) 426 6001 ext 5620
telefax: (+632) 426 1323




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Hi folks

Please advertise the following course as a science elective to your
graduate or undergraduate students. The course number is Sci 110 (for
undergraduates) and Sci 210 (for graduate students)

Cheers - Nestor

*INTRODUCTION TO PATENTS **(Lecture, 3 units) SYLLABUS for Sem 1, SY 2012 -
2013*









*C**O**U**R**S**E DESCRIPTION*:  The lecture class is an introduction to
patents. Topics include the various types of intellectual property;
Philippine, US, and European patent laws; Philippine IPO regulations,;
patentable and non-patentable subject matter; process for applying for
local and foreign patents; first-to-file rule; who owns the rights to a
patent; term of a patent, rights conferred by a patent; format/parts of the
patent, patent forms, and fees; novelty, inventive step, industrial
utility; patent infringement and patent invalidity.



 Other topics such as careers and opportunities in the patent field and
topics covered by invited outside

 speakers.

*P**r**erequisite(s)*:

 INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Nikko P. Quevada

 Email:  npq123 at gmail.com

 Consultation hours: After class and by email


* *

* *

*C**O**U**R**S**E OBJECTIVES*: Upon completion of this course, students wil
l:

1.   understand basic Philippine, US, and European patents laws;

2.   know about the different types of intellectual property;

3.   know what type of intellectual property coverage is appropriate for a
given situation;

4.   know about the different types of patentable subject matter;

5.   know how to conduct patent searches;

6.   know how to draft patent claims and prepare a patent application;

7.   know about the different requirements for filing a patent;

8.    be able to file patent applications here and abroad;

9.   be familiar with the process of prosecuting patents;

10.  know the rights granted by a patent to the patent owner or assignee;

11.  learn about the basics of patent infringement and patent invalidity.















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 *C**O**U**R**S**E OUTLINE*





*Weeks*



*T**o**p**i**c**/**A**c**t**i**v**i**t**y*



*C**h**a**p**t**er**s*



1



Introduction to the Course and Orientation





2



Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets: Which ones to file?







3



Philippine Patent Law, US & European Patent Law, Philippine IPO Regulations







4



* Homework on patent rules & regulations due







4



Invited outside speaker presentation







5



Patentable & Non-patentable Subject Matter, when to apply for a patent,
first-to-file rule







6



Invited outside speaker presentation







7



Who owns the rights to a patent, term of a patent, right conferred, etc.







8



Format/parts of the patent, claims, patent forms, fees, etc.







8



* Completed Patent Application Forms due







9



Novelty, Inventive Step, and Industrial Utility







9



* Sample patent claims due







10-11



Patent infringement, patent invalidity, etc.







10



* Patent search results and patent invalidity arguments due







12



Careers, opportunities for science & engineering majors in the IP field







Last week



Integration Period



Finals Week



*Patent Application Due  *





*R**EQUIRED READINGS AND MATERIALS*: Selected materials posted on the web
sites of the Philippine Intellectual Property Office, USPTO, European
Patent Office, and WIPO.

-- 
Dr. Nestor S. Valera
Department of Chemistry
Ateneo de Manila University
1108 Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Philippines
phone: (+632) 426 6001 ext 5620
telefax: (+632) 426 1323
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