Information Session – Better Patent Searching

Date: Friday 12 July
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: Rundle Mall Plaza, Level 4, Room 4

Need to know what patents are relevant to your research project?
Need to know if you have “freedom to operate” in your area of research?
Want to be able to search patent databases more efficiently?

Gerard La Fontaine, Intellectual Property Manager with Adelaide University Enterprise is a patent attorney with 30 years’ experience in patent searching.

The session will cover:

  • Pros and cons of the patent databases available
  • Searching using indexing codes and key words/names
  • Searching patents by references cited

Bring your laptop and Gerard will give you tips and pointers in searching patents specific to your area of research.

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