Summer Camp in Patent Analytics

Place of Study: on-campus

Language: English

Duration: July 3-13, 2023

Outcome: Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of strategic project management based on analysis of patent data. 3 ECTS, ITMO official certificate

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Fees: 20,000 RUB

Program description

The camp covers various topics in the field of intellectual property (IP) management and intellectual rights in the digital environment. Participants will study the key principles of ensuring the legal protection of innovative developments, including patents and copyrights, master patent and technological intelligence, and explore the examples of technology scouting and recruiting researchers. As part of the training, you will learn to make scientific and technology predictions, and identify the key assets of large companies.

With over 1,500 new patent applications appearing every day, patent information is becoming an important source of comprehensive data on the innovative development of specific technologies, business entities and individual sectors of the economy. As a single report, this data is able to provide an illustration of both national and global innovation systems. The results of patent analytics can be used to understand the competitive environment and build a new R&D strategy. Various state ministries and departments may also be interested in applying the results of the patent analysis in their work.

Who can apply?

  • Students with a B1 proficiency level in English or higher

What will you get?

  • ITMO’s official certificate, 3 ECTS
  • Teacher’s assistance during the practical classes
  • Comprehensive experience in patent analytics
  • Practical skills of IP protection
  • Networking opportunities
  • Additional points when applying for ITMO’s Master’s programs

What do school fees include?

  • Registration and tuition
  • Access to analytical software products
  • Individual consultations
  • Online materials

Why choose ITMO?

Camp schedule

  • Monday – Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Tuesday – Patent Strategies
  • Wednesday – Modeling the subject area of a technical solution
  • Thursday  –  Basics of Patent Searching
  • Friday –  Clustering of Patent Search Results
  • Monday – Visualization of Patent Search Results
  • Tuesday – Patent Intelligence. Competitive Analysis
  • Wednesday – Patent Landscapes
  • Thursday – Patent Analytics Design Laboratory

The program includes one lecture and one practice class held every day from 10.00 to 14.00 (Moscow time, GMT +3)