Workshop Research Contracts & Intellectual Property by IxA

Patent workshop

What is a patent? Why should I apply for it? What can I use it for? What’s in it for me? The patent workshop offers a highly interactive program, with much room for questions and discussions.

The program will deal with the following topics:

  • What is Intellectual Property (IP)?
  • What is a patent?
  • Importance of patents
  • Who is entitled to file a patent?
  • What can you do with a patent?
  • What is the content of a patent?
  • What is a patentable invention?
  • What are the criteria for patentability?
  • Balance between patenting and publication
  • Overview of the patenting process
  • Patenting and collaborating with Industry

Who will benefit from this workshop?

The workshop is intended for scientists, potential inventors and support staff from Amsterdam UMC, HvA, UvA, VU, the NWO Institutes and KNAW. No specific background or knowledge in intellectual property is required. This workshop is developed by IXA.

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If you want to join this workshop please complete the registration form.
For more information please contact Caroline Kleine Staarman at 020 – 59 86 916 or

Participation is free of charge but registration is required. Breakfast will be served.


Breakfast sessions

IXA organises a series of workshops on various topics of valorisation in the form of breakfast sessions. The workshops are very practical to get you started immediately.
Participation is free of charge but registration is required. Breakfast will be served.

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