Protect Your Idea

Please REGISTER HERE by April 23, 2018

How to protect your invention and transfer it outside of your laboratory?

WHO IS IT FOR?

ENAC researchers, staff and students.

 

WHAT IS THAT ?

Protect Your Idea is a seminar co-organized by EPFL’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and the InnoSeed ENAC program to provide an introduction to the processes of intellectual property protection (copyrights, patents, software licenses, invention disclosure, NDA, field of use), licensing to launch a start-up and other research agreements with industrial partners or with public entities

 

PURPOSE?

Demystify the processes of intellectual property protection and technology transfer by:

  • Discovering TTO’s missions
  • Understanding the need / possibility to protect and transfer one’s inventions
  • Receiving general information about processes (When? How? Rights and duties?)
  • Asking all your questions!

 

THE COST?

The seminar and lunch is free of charge for registered participants.

With ANDRE CATANA, Ph.D

Technology Transfer Manager, TTO
Head of the Enable program

 

André is in charge of IP evaluation, protection and licensing at the TTO. He completed multiple collaboration and technology licensing agreements with start-ups and industry.

He is leading the Enable program which aims at enhancing the technology transfer from a laboratory to industry through funding feasibility studies and prototyping in collaboration with external developers and industrial partners.