The University of Graz and the Graz University of Technology are holding within the framework of the Knowledge Transfer Centre South (WTZ Süd) an internal advanced training in Summer Semester 2024 titled:

“Protect Your Inventions: Patent Protection and Patent Exploitation”

Language: English
Date: June 11th, 2024
Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Uhr
Venue: Palais Kottulinsky, Beethovenstraße 9, 8010 Graz

Target group:
Researchers of the Graz University of Technology and the University of Graz


  • Fundamentals on intellectual property and intangible property rights / IPR (Intellectual Property Rights)
  • Patents, registered designs and brands, properties, differences and similarities
  • Drawing up a patent application text / patent application procedure / granting of a patent
  • Patent protection at the Graz University of Technology / University of Graz: Handling of  employee inventions
  • Exploitation options for intellectual property
  • Drawing up a technology offer
  • Exploitation of patents: sale, licensing and start-ups
  • Creation of a license contract: license models and license fees
  • Protection of intellectual property rights: Non-Disclosure Agreements and R&D contracts


Mag. Dr. Gernot Faustmann, MSc (University of Graz)
Mag. Dr. Alexander Muhr (Graz University of Technology)

Written by: Graz University of Technology, AM
on: 26/03/2024