WIPO/GPTO Advanced Training Course on Patent Search and Examination
The training course for patent examiners is organized in cooperation with the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO).
Content and Structure
- GPTO tasks and organization;
- patent grant procedure and prerequisites;
- International Patent Classification (IPC);
- processing of patent applications prior to the filing of the request for examination;
- patent information services for the public;
- patent information and documentation in the GPTO;
- patent search;
- patent examination;
- individual training;
- case studies.