ID No. 0000053126: Patent Researcher (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Patent Researcher (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:

Successful participation in the TÜV Rheinland Academy’s qualification „Patent Researcher (TÜV)”, recognized by the certification body. Admission to the examination is granted upon a minim attendance of 80% and after the successful participation in the modules „Property Rights and Intellectual Property (IP)“ and „Patent Management“.

Examination Components:
  • Written exam (multiple choice)
Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Databases for patents, brands and designs
  • Patent classification systems – IPC, CPC, DEKLA, North American and Japanese classification systems
  • Classification systems for brands and designs – Nice-Classification and Locarno-Classification
  • Establishing client requirements
  • Research techniques and research tools
  • Keyword research
  • Fundamental  research approaches
  • Fundamentals of report generation
  • Introduction to patent monitoring and patent-based analyses

“Patent Researchers (TÜV)” know the important differences between sources of information and can use the one that is best  for the specific research assignment in a target-oriented manner and thus prepare and conduct patent searches and   present the results to their clients in a convincing manner.

Currently implemented in:Germany