As part of the e-learning program “The Patent Driving License”, the Research Center for Intellectual Property is cooperating with ProVendis, the patent exploitation agency of the universities of North Rhine-Westphalia. the online course can be completed conveniently from home and offers committed students and practitioners – also outside the legal field – the opportunity to acquire knowledge in the field of patent law. Successful participation in this free additional training is rewarded with a certificate.

In clear and user-friendly menus, the participant has the opportunity to inform himself about patent law basics and specific regulations, procedures and exploitation possibilities from the fields of “business” and “science” using the scripts provided. The knowledge gained is tested after each learning unit before the next section begins. Finally, the learning success is checked in a final test.

The patent driving license offers the opportunity to obtain an additional qualification in a convenient way, which can be of great value not only in the legal world of work.

You can access the offer via the following link: