Patent specifications the documents with encompass the patent right in a technological invention are techno-legal documents created at the interface of science and law.Unlike technical writing, patent law requires drafting patent specifications to satisfy certain requirements. The course is designed to enable beginners without any prior knowledge on patent drafting to draft patent specifications on their own. The course will cover the fundamental principles of patent drafting and discuss in detail the concepts in patent law in the context of patent drafting.
Week 1:Invention as a solution to an unsolved Problem Week 2:Drafting a Claim Week 3:Types and Arrangement of Claims Week 4:Structure of the Patent Specification
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.