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Dresden & Salzburg Seminar: Invention and patent searches in public databases

December 2023

HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “Invention and patent searches in public databases” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will showcase how public databases such as Google Patents, Espacenet, and DPMAregister can be effectively utilized for invention and patent research.


  • Dresden: February 8, 2023, 5:30 pm
  • Salzburg: February 22, 2023, 5:30 pm


  • Dresden: Impact Hub Gallery Dresden, Trompeterstraße 5, 01069 Dresden
  • Salzburg: HGF Europe LLP, Rudolfskai 48, 5020 Salzburg

The seminar “Invention and patent searches in public databases” provides an in-depth introduction to the effective use of public databases such as Google Patents, Espacenet and DPMAregister. Our experts present strategic methods for searching for relevant patents and analysing them comprehensively in order to understand their legal status.

The seminar “Invention and Patent Research in Public Databases” provides a comprehensive introduction to the effective use of public databases such as Google Patents, Espacenet, and DPMAregister. Our experts will present strategic methods to systematically search for relevant patents and analyze them thoroughly to understand their legal status.

Seminar Highlights:

  1. Introduction to Patent Research: Understand why patent research is crucial for the innovation process and how it contributes to avoiding patent infringements.
  2. Practical Use of Google Patents, Espacenet, and DPMAregister: Dive into the world of public databases. Learn how to efficiently use them to quickly and precisely find information about patents.
  3. Strategic Search Methods: Gain insights into advanced search strategies to identify relevant patents. Develop skills to specifically search for patents in your field.
  4. Patent Analysis and Legal Status: Learn how to analyze discovered patents and understand their legal status. This is crucial for making informed business decisions.
  5. Supporting Innovation Processes: Discuss how effective patent research can support innovation processes and foster the development of new ideas.
  6. Avoidance of Patent Infringements: Finally, explore how the conducted research can help avoid potential patent infringements and ensure the legal security of your innovations.

Speakers: The seminar will be led by two renowned experts in the field of technology licensing:

  • Dr Benjamin Janutta: Patent Attorney with extensive experience in contract law and technology licensing.
  • Dr. Jens Kienitz: Patent attorney with extensive experience in patent research.

The seminar not only provides valuable theoretical knowledge but also practical insights and case studies, allowing participants to apply what they’ve learned in their professional practice.

Seize this opportunity to expand your knowledge in patent research. Register now for our seminar and discover how to optimally use the world of public databases for your research and development. We hope to see you in Dresden or Salzburg!

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