Patents, trademarks, and inventions – a glimpse into intellectual property rights

In this workshop we inform graduates and postdocs about entrepreneurship in science, patents as well as funding.

Learning Goal:

Successful transfer of ideas and innovations from research to business
TopicCompany Building
17. November 2022
15:00 Uhr
17:00 Uhr
120 min.

Target Group

  • Gründende
  • Start-ups
  • Forschende

Open to

Interested parties worldwide





Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Digitaler Konferenzraum


Start-Up, Science, Entrepreneurs, Patents, Funding, Promotion, Researchers

Course content

 A glimpse into intellectual property rights, Dr. Robert Szczesny

Patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, copyright?
This one hour workshop introduces you to some important types of intellectual property rights and will elucidate when to apply which right. You will also learn basics in patent research and get an outline of rights and obligations of employee inventors. 

The course will be conducted by:

Dr. Robert Szczesny

Consultant for intellectual property and property rights

General questions regarding the protection of intellectual property, development of protection and exploitation strategies for IP objects

Dr. Robert Szczesny is our consultant for intellectual property and industrial property rights for start-up projects at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. He is responsible for general questions regarding the protection of intellectual property and the development of protection and exploitation strategies for IP objects. Dr. Szczesny has a doctorate in biology and studied patent engineering. He has been working for the Transfer and Entrepreneurship Office since August 2012.


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