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Computer Implemented Inventions - EPO 28/10/2016

In this seminar, two examiners from the European Patent Office will present the main characteristics of Computer Implemented Inventions, followed by a roundtable to discuss how to create value from them.

Date: Friday 28th October 2016

Place: Aula Màster - Aulari 3 (Campus Nord UPC)

Map: http://maps.upc.edu/?iU=1030

Free Registration


Agenda

 

09:00h

Reception

09:10h

Welcome

     Mr. Fernando Orejas, Vicerector de Recerca at UPC

09:15h

Computer Implemented Inventions

 

The EPO practice with regard to examination of computer-implemented inventions. An overview of the legal provisions concerning computer-implemented inventions, selected decisions of the Boards of Appeal as well as some practical examples will be included in the presentation.

 

Speakers: Vassil Rachkov and Mihail Guenov, Patent examiners from the European Patent Office (EPO)

11:15h

Coffe break

11:30h

Round table: The business opportunity of computer-implemented inventions

 

Different examples on how to maximize economic and social return from IP assets:  defintion of the IP strategy and tech transfer process/model.

 

Speakers:

- Mr. Robert Soliva  Nostrum Biodiscovery (BSC spin-off)

- Mr. Ruben Bonet – Fractus (UPC spinoff)

- Mr. Raul Benítez (UPC researcher)


Chairman: Mr. Xavier Estaran (TT manager at UPC)

13:00h

Closing Remarks

     Mrs. Anna Escoda, Technology Transfer Manager at BSC

 13:05h

Lunch 

 

 

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