Business use of patent information


Starts: 21.04.2021 at 16:00
Ends: 22.04.2021 at 17:30


Seminar, online

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This seminar will explain how to extract knowledge from patents for informed decision-making in business. The differences between a novelty search and patent analytics will be explained, as well as an approach proposing how patent knowledge may be derived from patent data. Challenges such as name harmonisation will be clarified, and there will be an analysis on how classification symbols may be used to map technologies, examine competitors’ patent portfolios and identify upcoming trends.

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Online training


Technical requirements and data protection

To attend this online event you need a computer or mobile device with a high-speed internet connection. If using a computer, you can access Zoom from your web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Chromium (Microsoft) Edge) without downloading any additional software. However, to take advantage of all Zoom features, we recommend installing the Zoom desktop client app on your computer (Windows and Mac versions available).

To join via mobile device, simply download the Zoom mobile app for your iOS or Android device from the App Store or Google Play Store.

We recommend using a headset to enhance your Zoom experience.

Please see the European Patent Office’s Data Protection Statement on processing personal data when using Zoom in virtual events, including oral proceedings by VICO here:

Venue details



European Patent Academy

European Patent Office
Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1
80469 Munich

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