Trade in Ideas Training Workshop
Oman - 7 April 2019
Trade topics: Trade in ideas
A training workshop on trade in ideas was organized by the Oman WTO Chair in collaboration with the Innovation and Technology Transfer Center of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). The workshop was organized from April 7- 11, 2019 and was delivered by Dr Eskil Ulberg, senior research scholar IMIT and adjunct professor at George Mason University. The objective of the workshop was to introduce the theory of the patent system as a trade system, as well as the practice of how the patent licensing really works. The workshop was attended by 25 participants including PhD and MSc students, university professionals, ministries professionals, researchers from The Research Council (TRC) and innovation stakeholders from various organizations in Oman. At the end of the Workshop, a meeting was held with the University Deputy Vice Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies and Research on further expansion of the trade in ideas programme with SQU.