You may have seen information about this course via WIPO newsletters recently. It’s a free online course run jointly by WIPO, the Korean IP Office (KIPO) and other Korean institutions (KAIST and KIPA). Subsequent course offerings also include an offline course, and developing country participants can apply for a scholarship to cover travel expenses.
The 2nd Annual WIPO-KIPO-KAIST-KIPA Advanced International Certificate Course. Click on the link in the box on the right hand side for more info on the course itself.
Topics covered are outlined on the website as:
Module 1 : Importance of IP for SMEs
Module 2 : Trademarks and Industrial Designs
Module 3 : Inventions and Patents
Module 4 : Trade Secrets
Module 5 : Copyright and Related Rights
Module 6 : Patent Information
Module 7 : Technology Licensing and Strategic Partnership
Module 8 : IP in the Digital Economy
Module 9 : IP and International Trade
Module 10 : IP Audit
Module 11 : IP Valuation
Module 12 : Trademark Licensing
Applications open 22nd June for the final session for 2011.