Professional Development Courses

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Professional Development Seminars

Intellectual Property

Summer Courses in Intellectual Property

Career and Professional Development offers a series of summer courses on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright that is jointly sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and McGill's School of Continuing Studies. IPIC is an association of professionals practicing in matters relating to the protection of intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs).

Please visit our website at www.mcgill.ca/conted/prodep/intel for a detailed course brochure. You can find out more about IPIC online at www.ipic.ca.

Understanding Patents – An Introductory Course – July 25-29, 2011

An intensive, practical course which offers insights and strategies relating to patent issues. It is intended for patent agents in training, new patent agents, in-house contract managers, notaries, in-house counsel, and lawyers who practice or intend to practice privately or corporately in the patent field. Jointly sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and McGill University. Experience in patent and intellectual property is recommended.

Understanding Trade-marks – An Introductory Course – August 1-5, 2011

An intensive, practical course which offers valuable insights and strategies relating to trademark issues. It is intended primarily for trademark agents and trainees, in-house trademark managers, notaries, in-house counsel, and lawyers who practice or intend to practice privately or corporately in the trademark area. Jointly sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and McGill University.

Managing Trade-mark Disputes – August 8-10, 2011

An intensive, practical course encompassing a number of modules which can be taken in totality or separately. This course extends and refines insights and strategies relating to trademark issues covered in the introductory course. For experienced trademark agents, managers, notaries, in-house counsel and lawyers who specialize in the trademark area. Jointly sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and McGill University. Participants should have at least three to five years experience in the area of trademark law.

Copyright Master Class – August 8-10, 2011

An intensive practical course that offers valuable business focused insights and strategies regarding the protection and enforcement of copyright. Designed primarily for business managers and in-house counsel working in publishing, music, information technology, broadcasting, film/TV, performing arts, lawyers, trademark agents, licensing executives, government policy makers; academics and librarians. Jointly sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and McGill University. Experience in the copyright field recommended.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2011-2012 (last updated Jul. 21, 2011) (disclaimer)
School of Continuing Studies—2011-2012 (last updated Jul. 21, 2011) (disclaimer)