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The course focuses on IP from the perspective of ‘why’ and ‘how’ for participants who have already covered the basics of ‘what’ IP is. In the first three modules, it teaches about the economic significance of IP. Using management examples and established industry methodologies, it covers IP asset identification, IP commercialization, IP valuation, and IP taxation. In the last three modules it offers an indepth look at commercial activities in the digital area by looking at e-commerce and IP, digital management of creative works, and the strategic management of IP.
This course targets professionals with a basic knowledge in IP or business management, responsible for generally managing and protecting various forms of IP. Such participants will have a greater understanding to effectively and efficiently develop an IP culture within their organization.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information, and cooperation. A self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 193 member states, WIPO’s mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. Through the WIPO Academy, WIPO offers a range of online training courses designed to introduce business owners, students, IP professionals and government officers to the various forms of IP.