Programme for

Course Details

Intellectual Property Rights & Research at Queen's

Event Description


28 February 2013


9.30 am - 3.00 pm


Designed for:

Academic and Research Staff



Intellectual Property - What is it? (9.30am - 12.00pm)

This part of the course will provide an introduction to the major Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): patents, copyright, trade marks and designs.  Faciliated by a patent attorney from one of the patent firms who provides services to Queen's.

Intellectual Property and Knowledge Exploitation at Queen's (12.00 - 1.00pm)

This part of the course will provide information on the Intellectual Property management process at Queen's, including identification and protection of IPR.  This session will be delivered by Knowledge Exploitation Unit staff.

Spin-Out Companies (1.30 - 2.30pm)

This part of the course will discuss the main aspects of how to commercialise research through the establishment of spin-out companies.  Staff from QUBIS will outline the assistance available to spin-out companies.


"Very informative and enlightening"

Aims/Aimed at


The aim of this course is to provide staff with knowledge of the key aspects of Intellectual Property and the relevance of this to research at Queen's.

Booking Information

Register for a course via Queen's Online: then click on iTrent Training link in the list of services for staff
Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Research and Enterprise Skills
Staff Categories: Research
Keywords: IP, spin out, commercialisation, research, rights, ideas

Course Contact Details

Name: Staff Training and Development Unit
Telephone: 6590/6601