NL Procedures + Changes of Ownership
At the end of this module the participant will be able to file a NL application (fax and electronic filing), invoke priority and deal with the most occurring issues for getting a filing date, deal with the formalities as well as the prosecution of the application. The participant will be able to validate the EP patent in the Netherlands and will obtain basic knowledge on the procedure for obtaining a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC).
Participants will get a good insight in time limits, remedies and fee payments and will be able to put the knowledge into practice.
Furthermore the participant will be able to perform and monitor the main procedural steps during these phases.
Regarding the topic ‘change of ownership’ attendants will get an understanding of IP rights as property, will be able to establish inventorship and ownership, and will learn what documents are required by the NL Patent Office, EPO and WIPO for registration of a change.
The participant will be able to record a change of name or ownership during the PCT International Phase, at the NL Patent Office and at the EPO. Furthermore the participant will learn how to deal with legalisation and notarisation of documents.