PhD in Computer Science

PhD Course on "Patent protection in Europe"

21 - 22 September, 2015

Series to which this belongs

29° ciclo
29° ciclo
29° ciclo
30° ciclo
30° ciclo
30° ciclo


 Module 1:
  • Introduction to different forms of IP in general and patents in particular
  • The European Patent System and the EPO
  • A comparison of The Patent System of the IP5 Offices
  • How to get a Patent in Europe (National, EP, PCTroute)
  • The life of a patent application
Module 2:
  • The principal aspects of substantive examination
  • Exclusion and exceptions – medical methods, computer implemented inventions, biotech
  • Case studies
  • Patent classification scheme (CPC) and how to search for Patents


  • pdf   Flyer   (pdf, it, 236 KB, 19/08/15)