In this module we will delve more deeply into the various forms of IP, specifically patent protection and confidential information/ trade secret protection.

module 3 intro


  1. Pre-filing Patent steps
  2. The Patent Filing Process
  3. Confidential Information/ Trade Secret Protection
  4. Practical Measures for Protecting Confidential Information/Trade Secrets

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this module you should be able to:

  1. Identify what rights patent protection affords
  2. Outline the practical steps and approaches involved in the patent filing process
  3. Describe confidential information/trade secret protection and what rights that protection affords
  4. Summarize practical approaches to preserving confidential information/trade secrets
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