15 Apr The Workshop of “An Introduction to intellectual property rules in Iran and the world” Took Place in the National Elites Foundation of Fars Province
The Elites Foundation of Fars presented the workshop of “Introduction to intellectual property rules in Iran and the world” on November 15th, 2012, from 10a.m. to 18:30 p.m. in collaboration with Rayan law firm.
In this workshop, the importance of valuing the intellectual property, converting the research results to intellectual property and its impact on economic development of society were explained. Afterwards, general definition of existing rights in Iran and the world concerning the intellectual properties such as the rights of industrial property, literary and artistic property, the examples of industrial property rights such as exclusive invention right, trading secrets, industrial plans, signs and trademarks, the examples of literary works and works of art including written works, art works, computer software and last but not the least the preparation, and publication of the works.
Next, Mr. Mirdavoodi gave a full-fledged explanation on features of an invention such as novelty, non-obviousness, and its practical application, and provided the participants with clear examples and their practical application.
In the next part, after the participants were given complete explanation on commercial value of patent registration certificate in Iran and the world, the workshop instructor gave speech on methods of searching the prior art patents.
Later, the elites were introduced to patent registration databases in virtual network and practically worked with those databases by searching some specific subject matters while being given the instructions.
Another subject covered in the workshop was the patent registration procedure in Iran, Europe and the U.S, which was explained to the participants by the instructor.