Intellectual Property

Process Flows

Understanding Intellectual Property

  • Intellectual Property (IP)

  • Different forms of Intellectual Property

  • How patents work

  • Requirements for an invention to be patentable

  • The patent process

  • “European patent”

  • PCT route (Patent Co-Operation Treaty)

  • Protecting your work

  • Licensing

  • How UKZN InQubate (UKZN-IQ) can help

Understanding the Process

  • Invention, Idea or Concept

  • Talk to us

  • Written description of invention

  • Commercialisation Strategy

  • Potential Industry Partner

  • Spin-Off

  • Royalties Generated