Patents in the USA -Webinar






A patent is a legal document, which gives the patent owner a right to prevent and exclude competitors and imitators from using the patented technology. The subject-matter of the patented technology must be i) novel in a way that it should not have previously been known by others, ii) non-obvious to a person having ordinary skill in the invention’s particular field and iii) useful, that is an invention must work and serve a purpose. A patent cannot be obtained for an abstract idea, certain methods of organizing human activity, law of nature, natural phenomena, products of nature, mathematical concepts and mental processes.


Topics to be discussed at the webinar

  • What is a patent?
  • Why patent an invention?
  • What can be patented?
  • What types of patents exist ?
  • How does one obtain a patent and what are the typical costs for obtaining a patent ?
  • Patent-eligibility issues in the life-sciences and biochemistry area.

Speaker: Eren Sumer

Eren is a US patent agent specializing in chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology. He has a B.Sc. in chemical engineering as well as a M.Sc. in biotechnology and medical engineering.




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