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Title

Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry

Dates

11-12 October 2021

Organizer(s)

Dr. Adela Calvente (LS2 Scientific Officer)
Dr. David Spichiger (SCS Executive Director)
Prof. Heinz Mueller (Clinical Biochemistry, University of Basel & Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Bern)

Speakers

Visit: https://meetings.ls2.ch/patenting-2021/general-information

Description

This activity is organized by Life Science Switzerland, the Swiss Chemical Society, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property with the support of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

The CUSO Biology Programs have booked 8 places for CUSO Biology students.

 

 

Whether you plan an academic research career, a move into the pharmaceutical or biotech industries or a switch to a research support role, there is a high chance that you will be confronted with questions related to intellectual property and patenting. Over the last decades, life sciences have become a productive source of technological innovation, leading to commercial products and new markets. Along with this ongoing development, issues in intellectual property are becoming more and more important for researchers in biosciences.

To help you to prepare for this challenge, we organize a course dedicated to patents and their implementation in the field of life sciences. At the end of this two-day workshop, you will master basic knowledge in intellectual property and will have answers to the following questions:

How does patenting in life sciences affect – my career? – academic research? – the society?

The course consists of a series of lectures on intellectual property protection and patent law, challenges related to intellectual property in an academic environment and in a spin-off company and ethical considerations. You will also discover new job opportunities in the field of intellectual property management. Importantly, you will have the opportunity to participate in workshops where you can gain hands on experiences in the topics described.

 

FULL INFORMATION HERE: https://meetings.ls2.ch/patenting-2021/general-information

Program

Monday 11 October 2021 – Tuesday 12 October 2021

Visit: https://meetings.ls2.ch/patenting-2021/program-phds-postdocs-academia

Location

Studienzentrum - Hotel Schloss Grenzensee

Information
Expenses

Reimbursements:
Reimbursements for CUSO MPS Students: Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.

Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the MPS coordinator Zoia Debora at University of Lausanne, Department of Molecular Plant Biology, Biophore - quartier UNIL-Sorge, 1015 Lausanne.
For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO MPS coordinator Debora Zoia.

Registration

8 places for CUSO Biology students
First come, first served!

Deadline for registration: 11 August 2021

 

> PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH THE LS2 WEBPAGE: meetings.ls2.ch/patenting-2021/registration

The course is free for CUSO Biology students.The course will cost to the CUSO 450 CHF per participant.
For cancellations after 11 August, participants will be charged with 450 CHF of cancellation fee.

Places

8

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