BMDE 653 Patents in Biomedical Engineering (3 credits)

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Offered by: Biomedical Engineering (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Biomedical Engineering : This is a practical course on patents with emphasis on biomedical engineering applications. The course offers an overview of intellectual property, patents, and the patenting process. The course also provides insights into the strategies relating to commercialization and exploiting of patents, as well as enforcing patents. This course is designed to help biomedical engineers who will encounter patents in their work and needs to understand the nature and the scope of the patent system, how patents are obtained, and how to commercially exploit a patent.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Ahmad Haidar (Winter)