Khalifa University will Host Informative Workshop on Patents

September 7, 2018

Khalifa University will hold first workshop under its new initiative Reyada- “The Abu Dhabi Innovation Series ” on Monday October 27th at the Fairmont Hotel Abu Dhabi. The workshop entitled “Intellectual property protection and commercialization” will focus on providing guests with the fundamental tools for the protection and commercialization of their inventions and technology in the UAE.  The Abu Dhabi Innovation Series is sponsored by Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC). 

Morning sessions will cover the basics of patent and patenting with presentations from Andrew Serafini and Roger Wylie from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton and Ahmed Saleh from Al Tamimi & Co.  The afternoon sessions will share examples from some of the best centers of innovation in the world. Presenters include Dr. Keith Jones from Khalifa University Dr. Lim Jui CEO of NTU Innovation in Singapore and Ben Shaw of CIC in the USA.  The day will wrap up with a panel discussion on what “Innovation Abu Dhabi” might look like. 

The overall Reyada series aims to introduce tools and best practices for the development of the knowledge economy. Outcomes of the series which will feature a number of workshops seminars and events will include an understanding of global best practices and how to shape a framework for innovation that is matched to the opportunities available in the Abu Dhabi. 

The series is open to students university researchers and administrators IP professionals investors entrepreneurs small medium and large enterprises including government agencies and customers for technology products and anybody who wishes to learn more about and to improve their IP processes.