Introduction to Patents: Learn the Basics | GPLL275


Learn the basics about patents and how to search for them. Patents are a form of intellectual property for protecting inventions. This workshop is aimed at providing a general overview of intellectual property and patents. What purpose do they serve? What does a patent look like? Where to search for patents? How does one file for a patent in Canada? This is an introductory session, as such, does not provide any specific advice on patent filing. 

Join us in-person at the Visualization Studio of the Webster Library (LB-314) for an immersive experience using the interactive 9 metre display wall. Otherwise, you can also join online via Zoom. 

Learning Objectives

In this workshop, participants will: 
1.     Understand the basics of patents and its place in the intellectual property world
2.     Recognize the importance of patent information for researchers, engineers, and entrepreneurs   
3.     Search and browse major platforms for patent information

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Chloe Lei. 
 Chloe Lei is the Teaching & Research Librarian for Engineering & Computer Science at Concordia Library.


Event details

Workshop location

Sir George Williams

Start date

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

End date

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Workshop days



From 13:00 to 14:30


Chloe Lei


Parush Bamrah


11 / 16

Registration deadline

Sunday, November 13, 2022

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