World Intellectual Property Organization

Certificate course on IP rights & business (application deadline: March 17)

The World Intellectual Property Organization, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and the Korea Invention Promotion Association are jointly offering the advanced international certificate course on IP Asset Management for business success based on IP PANORAMA TM Multimedia toolkit in English.

This course consists of the following three components:

  • Step 1) Online course;
  • Step 2) IP essay test; and
  • Step 3) Offline program.

The online course will be offered three times, for six weeks per session, all in English and with the assistance of course administrators and tutors through the KIPA e-learning website. It is based on the twelve modules of the English IP PANORAMA as per the following schedule:

  • Session 1: March 19 to April 30, 2014 (Enrollment: March 3 to 17, 2014)
  • Session 2: May 9 to June 18, 2014 (Enrollment: April 23 to May 7, 2014)
  • Session 3: June 25 to August 5, 2014 (Enrollment: June 9 to 23, 2014)

Students who successfully complete a session of the online course with at least 80% of course attendance and a grade of 60% or above in the final exam will be eligible for the IP essay test.

Up to 12 students from developing countries who are top performers in both the online course (Step1) and the IP essay test (Step 2) will be given an opportunity to participate in the offline program, which is a three-day face-to-face training to learn and discuss some advanced topics and issues on IP asset management. These students will receive a scholarship to cover travel and accommodations in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in November.

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