India Intellectual Property e-Learning Asynchronous Webinar Series

  • When Sep 04, 2023 to Nov 30, 2023 (America/Denver / UTC-600)
  • Where Zoom
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On behalf of the United States Department of State’s Biosecurity Program (BEP), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)/Global Chemical and Biological Security (SNL/GCBS) is offering a ten (10)-week e-learning asynchronous webinar series on Intellectual property and Technology Transfer. 


The webinar series will start 4 September 2023 and end 30 November 2023.  The course will be hosted on Sandia National Laboratories’ Center for Global Security and Cooperation (SNL/CGSC) Learning Portal powered by MATRIX.  The modules include:

Module 1- Introduction to Intellectual Property and the Course Content

Module 2- Security Threats to Intellectual Property  

Module 3- What is a patent?

Module 4- Patent Prosecution & International Applications

Module 5- Copyright, Trademarks, Service Marks 

Module 6- Trade Secrets and Know-how 

Module 7- Intellectual Property Monetization, Infringement, and Remedies

Module 8- Other Legal Protections of Intellectual Property

Module 9-Summary review


Once enrolled, participants will be able to access the modules on the SNL Center for Global Security and Cooperation (CGSC) Learning Portal in Matrix. Participants will work asynchronously at their own pace to review the modules, work on activities, and answer the knowledge check questions.  Every other Saturday within this 10-week period, there will be optional 60-minute questions/answer session for the participants with an SNL subject matter expert (SME).  The Q & A sessions will be held at 8:30 AM IST on 9 and 23 September, 7 and 21 October 2023, and 4 November 2023 (9:00 PM MDT on 8 and 22 September, 6 and 20 October 2023, and 3 November 2023).

As the participants complete each module, they are required to complete an open book Knowledge Check (three (3) attempts to score a passing) and a workshop evaluation.  A score of 80% is required on all modules to receive a Certificate of Completion.  The Knowledge Checks and a workshop evaluation but must be completed by 30 October 2023 by close of business PST at which time the Matrix site will close.



Participants must register at the link given below. Once registration has been approved, participants must create an account in the SNL Center for Global Security and Cooperation Learning Portal in Matrix (  Guidance on creating the user account will be provided after their registration is approved.



Points of Contact:

Julia E. Burel    

Cecelia V. Williams, Ph.D.                

Sarah Calcutt

Sandia National Laboratories        


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