Intellectual Property Training Academy 

ipPerformance Group is focused on intellectual property operations excellence. Our Training Academy’s courses have been developed based on our 15 years of working with large and small companies.

Our comprehensive training library of intellectual property courses covers a breadth of topics to improve your company’s innovation culture and enable the workforce to fully understand the appropriate handling of company rights and respect third-party intellectual property.  In addition, we work with clients to customize courses and curriculums to fit their environment.

ipPerformance Training online solutions are created to help your workforce understand the value and importance of intellectual property to your company. 

Quality Content
Our team of experienced intellectual property advisors and experienced educators design courses to offer a user-friendly, engaging experience.

Affordable Pricing
ipPerformance Training offers low pricing and can work within your budget and resource constraints to help implement a cost-effective intellectual property training solution that can be leveraged across the entire organization.

Engaging Content
ipPerformance Training offers top-notch visually compelling graphics and images, engaging, applicable, and relevant content.

ipPerformance Training can customize training approaches to fit every organization’s needs. We can easily customize any of our more than forty intellectual property training courses to be as company or industry-specific as you’d like.

All courses are widely accessible, tailored to your organization, and available at a price to fit any budget.  An experienced support team backs them up if you need help.

Easy Deployment
All training can be done on the ipPerformance learning management system (LMS). Or, we can provide standard SCORM-compliant courses to be easily deployed on your corporate LMS.

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Handling Unsolicited Ideas

IP Fundamentals are courses that introduce the learner to intellectual property assets, including concepts, procedures, benefits, and proper handling.

IP Extensions are courses designed to expand your understanding of IP assets, standard operating practices, and best practices policies. This includes courses for audiences establishing intellectual property expert capabilities. These courses are for the people participating in or leading efforts to monetize, leverage, and transact intellectual property.

IP Microlearning courses are bite-size designed for the audience needing to learn a specific topic or task. They are also used as topic refreshers. We cover most subjects in less than seven minutes.

IP Fundamentals
Business Importance of Intellectual Property Patent Fundamentals Trade Secret Fundamentals Trademark Fundamentals Copyright Fundamentals
IP Extensions

IP and Commercial Relationships: When do you need an agreement?
New Products and Freedom to Operate Procedures
Exploring Intellectual Property Assets for Research Development & Engineering
Inventor Lab Research Notebook Procedures
Patenting Process – Invention Disclosure, Review, Approval, and Patent Grant

Intellectual Property in Joint Ventures
Handling Intellectual Property in Cooperative Relationships
New Use Patents
Intellectual Property Valuation Methods
Intellectual Property Assets through Strategic Alliance Life Cycle
Intellectual Property for Marketing Advantage: An Introduction to Patent Issues in the Marketplace
Patent Intelligence, Methods, and Analysis

IP Microlearning
After the Disclosure – What happens after the invention disclosure is submitted to patent department/patent attorney Completing an Invention Disclosure Form Conducting Prior Art Studies Confidential Proprietary Information Document Creation and Handling Factors and Considerations for Early Defensive Publication Handling Unsolicited Ideas Invention and Inventorship Necessary Preparations for Completing an Invention Disclosure Outside Cooperative Development Programs Patent versus Trade Secret Protection Prosecuting a Patent Publication after Filing Patent Application Releasing Technology to a Joint Venture Requirements for Patentability The Patent Department – What do they do? Understanding Overlapping Intellectual Property Rights Understanding the Importance of Intellectual Property in a Business’s Value Chain Using Technology Related Agreements Why Obtain a Patent?
Research Development and Engineering Essentials
IP Knowledge and Value Primer Invention and Inventorship Intangible Assets vs. Tangible Assets Protecting Proprietary Information Freedom to Operate and Infringement Patentability Requirements Patenting Process Workflow ipKnowledge Diagnostic