Introduction to Patenting Basics

Geting started with Patents


This course, Introduction to Patenting Basics, is designed to provide you understanding of basics and essentials of patenting. In this course you shall learn about different types of patents, how to define prior art, how to decide which type of patent searches to conduct and why you should perform them.


Upon completion of this course, you should walk away with:

  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Identifying inventions
  • Carrying out preliminary searches
  • Defining prior art
  • Introduction to types of patent searches
  • Introduction to source of information
  • General protocol of searching.


Upon completion of this course, you should walk away with:

  • Understand the essentials of Intellectual Property
  • Know how to Identify inventions
  • Know Invention Disclosures
  • Know how to submit Invention Disclosures
  • Know how to manage Invention Disclosure Management System (IDMS)
  • Know how to carry out preliminary patent searches
  • Understand what is prior art and how it is defined
  • Know the different types of patent searches
  • Know the sources of information and how to declare them
  • Know the protocol of conducting patent search

Your Instructor

Kameshwar Eranki
Kameshwar Eranki

Kameshwar Eranki is a Serial Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Silicon Valley-based Innovation and IP Management company, VajraSoft Inc. (VSI). VSI promotes disruptive technology innovations, fast tracks IP Commercialization, co-creates global innovation hubs and accelerates Innovations from Lab to Market. Mr. Eranki is also Founder & Chairman of Proactiff Digital Healthcare and is a strategic investor and mentor in many pioneering startups. As a global Innovation and IP Commercialization expert, he has led the transformation of several major commercial enterprises, as well as, educational entities in several countries.
Kamesh has designed and is now deploying 54 graduate (MS) program courses for Universities globally and offers 350+ certificate programs in Innovation, IP Management and Technology Commercialization. Kameshwar works globally with Fortune 500 companies and is involved in over 850 startups - from Silicon Valley to UK to Dubai to India and has received numerous awards including “Entrepreneur of the Year 2019” from the Indo-American Foundation.
As the original architect of E-learning, Mr. Eranki revolutionized how education is delivered online. He also created online/internet banking and was the originator of E-commerce as well. He has now assumed the greatest challenge to date which is to radically reform healthcare systems worldwide - transforming them from reactive “sickcare” models to proactive, preventive "healthcare" systems. This healthcare designed for the future is enabled with IoT and Point-of-care Health devices and delivers digital health, remote patient care monitoring, digital therapeutics and real-world Evidence-based care including comprehensive Integrative Medicine Modalities. In addition to global speaking engagements, Kameshwar has been featured in 500+ magazines, articles and industry publications. He holds an MS in Electronic Commerce and MS in E-Business Systems and Technologies from Golden Gate University, San Francisco and lives in Silicon Valley, USA.

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