“Idea and Start-up Factory”: Patent Search Training

On February 12, the University Boiling Point held the meeting “Idea and Start-up Factory. Idea Formation. Patent Search”, the participants of which were the university students and staff.

“Idea and Start-up Factory is an opportunity for SUSU start-ups to revise their projects together with the experts, launch pilot projects, attract attention and find potential investors.”

At the meeting on the protection of intellectual property and patent search, Natalia Melnichuk, Head of the Patent Office of the Research and Innovation Services, spoke about the protection of the exclusive rights to the objects of intellectual property in details, gave detailed description and explained to the participants, what could be protected in every specific case of patenting. She spoke about the difference between an invention and a utility model and an industrial sample, as well as about the way to register and protect the rights to computer programs and databases.

In addition, the tools and basic stages of patent information search were described in details.

The SUSU Idea and Start-up Factory ensures the assistance in support and development of promising initiatives, if what you have is just yourself and your idea, and if there is a team of specialists, a prototype is created, and the time for breakthrough has come.

Taking part in the SUSU Idea and Start-up Factory you will get valuable advice from the mentors on how to develop promising ideas, as well as the support in submitting applications for the UMNIK competition (e-mail to: bunovaev[at]susu[dot]ru).

We advise you to hurry up, since the RECEPTION OF APPLICATIONS TO “UMNIK-DIGITAL RUSSIA” COMPETITION is currently open. The finals will take place in Kazan. Applications are to be submitted until May 05, 2020. In order to take part in the competition, you must fill out the application on the UMNIK program web-site: https://umnik.fasie.ru/dataeconomy/

If you have an idea or a start up, and you need advice or specialists for your project, sign up for the Idea and Start-up Factory https://forms.gle/roPp5mxwV3Lufcv78

If you have a desire to join the team of existing projects, inform us about what YOU can do or want to learn from the participation in real projects, and we will find an interesting option for YOU. At the moment, a big number of diverse projects, where you can take part in, are being formed. Register here: https://forms.gle/7jBMVuX5RdwBBVqm8

If you look for the specialists for your team, then write to us, and we will post your information on the search for specialists.

We invite everyone, who wants to implement new interesting ideas and innovations, looks for support and the opportunity to fulfil their potential!

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