These resources form a rough introductory course in patents and intellectual property for a new trainee patent attorney. They can be worked through during the first month of employment. They also work well for work experience students or for anyone who wants to find out a bit more about how patents work. The first two sections work well in the first week.
The basics. 2 hours or so.
These materials go into more detail for patents. 6 to 7 hours.
As we have covered the basic outlines, we will now look in detail at a few core patent concepts. These have been touched on in the previous section. Up to 20 hours.
Patent law sources for UK, Europe and International jurisdictions.