The European Patent Office organizes four online lectures online to learn how patents can be used to protect MedTech inventions and will find out about some of the challenges in the patent granting process specific to the application of new technologies to medicine.interact with EPO examiners, IP specialists and inventors active in MedTech.
The four online lectures are an ideal opportunity for participants to interact with EPO examiners, IP specialists and inventors active in MedTech.
Lecture 2: Thursday, 13 October 2022 14.00-15.00
Developing an IP strategy: practical aspects for Medical Technology start-ups
New technologies have changed the profile of inventions. From universities and SMEs to global companies, there are different needs for protecting MedTech inventions.
IP strategies adapted to a company's growth phases or its changing position in the innovation cycle help applicants best exploit the value of their patents. During this lecture Mr. Anthony Albutt will provide an insight into which IP issues you should focus on if you are a researcher or growing start-up in medical technology.
Expert: Anthony Albutt, Patent Attorney, Partner at D Young & Co LLP
Moderator: Carlos Rivera Pons, team manager, EPO