International Patent Licensing Academy

The Patent Licensing Academy is a leading global training programme for patent licensing professionals. The programme, organised in Helsinki, Finland, by IPR University Center (Finland), offers the unique combination of in-depth academic ambitions, and the leading leaders of the licensing world sharing their personal experiences. Helsinki in June, midnight sun, and the opportunity to reflect, develop and build your experiences and competences about patent licensing create a memorable combination.

The participants will learn strategies and tactics for maximising the success of R&D investment. The course will cover topics such as patenting strategies, patent portfolio management, patent licensing programmes, patent licensing agreements, patent markets and patents in commercial agreements. The focus of the course will be on U.S.-style revenue-generating programmes and strategies that companies use to defend themselves. The course will involve class room presentations and case studies.

The Academy is built around carefully designed morning sessions, optional afternoon programme and building relationships with like-minded professionals. Within five business days, the Academy consist a basic programme of 16 sessions. Together these sessions provide one the best and the most-effective programmes for global patent licensing.

This unique course is targeting to be one of the best insights into the growing world of patent licensing. The lecturers include some of the leading global names in the licensing industry. The city centre of Helsinki is a perfect venue for the programme, with long June days and midnight sun creating a memorable experience.

The dean of Intellectual Patent Licensing Academy, Dr. Ilkka Rahnasto, is heading Patent Business of Nokia Technologies.