Silicon Valley Business School

Patents & Intellectual Property

In this module, the student is provided with an understanding of patents, the patenting process, trademarks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property protection. Patents are essential components of the high-technology business landscape, and in these materials, students gain a good understanding of how and why patents are issued, how they are asserted and can be sometimes invalidated.

Free Course Sections
Below you have free access to some of the learning materials in each section of this course. These are provided for you to educate yourself on the course content. If you want to gain a good understanding, we recommend you watch each video and read all the materials in each section before moving along to the next section.

Patents & IP: Introduction to Intellectual Property
Patents & IP: Trademarks
Patents & IP: Copyrights
Patents & IP: Patentable Subject Matter
Patents & IP: Understanding Patents
Patents & IP: Patent Claims
Patents & IP: Patent Prosecution
Patents & IP: Patents ~ Challenges to Validity
Patents & IP: Patent Pre-Litigation
Patents & IP: Patent Litigation
Patents & IP: Role of the Jury
Patents & IP: Patent Management & Valuation
Certificate Course
The Certificate Course covers the same material, but tracks your progress and tests you in each section. Once you have passed all the quizzes in the Certificate Course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

See Certificate Course