World Intellectual Property Day
On Friday, April 26, 2013, on the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day, there will be a nationwide events series by the German Patent Information Centers, organized in cooperation with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, DPMA for short, and other institutions.
The Patents and Norms Center Aachen and the RWTH Department for Technology Transfer, Research Funding and Career Development will hold an information booth in front of the University Library, Templergraben 61.
Between 10am and 3pm, staff from both institution will provide information on topics such as inventions and how to deal with them, the patenting process, intellectual property, and spin-off companies.
Also, there will be a prize competition focusing on inventions within the last 100 years; participants can win an e-book reader.