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Circumvent a patent of your choice using proven methods. Learn patent strategies and right a strategy based on the business need

This workshop is has been included into Master Degree programs (LLM) funded by WIPO in Europe & Asia.

Who should attend:

Engineers (Product Development) – Chief / Principal / Senior / Staff

Scientists (R&D) 


IP Professionals

  1. Introduction
    1. Patent Strategies definition
    2. Overview of TRIZ and Product Innovation Roadmap
  2. Function Analysis and its specifics for competitive patent circumvention.
  3. Trimming as a competitive circumvention strategy. Different cases of patent circumvention by Trimming:
    1. “Dragon” patents.
    2. Non-existing components in patent claims
  4. Circumvention of competitive patents through substitution. Doctrine of Equivalents:
    1. Definition of Doctrine of Equivalents & Prosecution History Estoppel
    2. Function-Oriented Search: TRIZ tool for Substitution strategy
  5. The Antidote Strategy
  6. Picket Fence Strategy
    1. Definition of Picket Fence Strategy
    2. Using Trends of Engineering System Evolution and CECA for development of dependent claims and firewalls
  7. Patents on materials and finding new areas of patenting a specific material

Date: Nov. 14

Location: ITC WelcomHotel, Bengaluru

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