Date:                     Monday, 23.06.2014
Time:                    10.30-11.45 am (CET, GMT + 2) - the webinar will open 15 minutes before the official start
Location:              Webinar
Host:                     European IPR Helpdesk
Speaker:               Jörg Scherer

Level of Expertise: Basic

Language: English

Prerequisites: none

Whether you want to know more about the basic IP rules in EU funded R&D programmes (FP7/Horizon 2020) or learn about common pitfalls and IP challenges in collaborative research projects: This webinar aims to give you a basic understanding of how to properly deal with IP issues in an EU funded research and innovation initiatives.

Learning Objectives:

After the training, participants should be able to answer the following main questions:

  • What are the key characteristics of an EU funded project and the different participating partners?
  • Which IP aspects have to be considered in collaborative research projects?
  • At which stages of the project does IP matter?
  • Which rules exist within FP7 and what requirements have to be met?
  • Which terminology is used?
  • How do I define relevant background for my project?
  • How do I define ownership of foreground?
  • How do I set up a regime for granting access rights?
  • What are basic IP aspects to be considered under Horizon 2020?

Duration: 60 minutes (presentation) + 15 minutes (Q&As)

Fee: The webinar will be offered free of charge.

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