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When and where: 21 November, 10.00 -17.00, Uppsala
Trainer: Catarina Maia, Head of Technology Licensing Office INESC TEC, Portugal

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  • 10:00 Welcome, round of presentation (might be a few new people)
  • 10:10 Short summary of Day 1.
  • 10:30 IP in software
    Definitions; what do we need to think about when having software heavy business cases, opportunities & challenges. How do we work with the software assets that can’t be protected by patents?
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 Open Source licensing
    Definition of OS, most common OS licensing, common mistakes, how to deal with OS licensing in business cases, etc.
  • 15:00 Coffee & Tea break – networking
  • 15:30 Hands-on training: business cases with open source licensing
  • 16:30 Summary

About the trainer

Catarina Maia is the Head of the Technology Licensing Office at INESC TEC, and lecturer of several entrepreneurship and technology commercialisation courses at the University of Porto, Portugal. She focuses on Intellectual Property mostly in ICT related areas, covering both hardware and software. She also does academic research covering technology commercialisation, business models and innovation.

Prior to INESC TEC, Catarina set up and served as the managing director of A2B, a business angel investment fund dedicated mostly to technology ventures. She also served as mentor of several technology based entrepreneurship programs. She has experience in software start-ups, large distribution multinational companies and research in international organisations.

Catarina holds a MSc. in Management with focus on technology entrepreneurship, a MBA in Management and a Licenciatura in Microbiology.