Intellectual Property Law Specialist

  • Course Duration6 months
  • Next batch Starts1 Apr 2020
  • Course FeeINR 10,000 + GST

Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Practical oriented course in Intellectual Property Law covering Copyright, Broadcasting rights, Reprographic Rights, Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Integrated Circuits, Trademarks, Trade Names, Geographical Indications.

Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline.

Assessments: 100 mark online exam. Score at least 70% to pass.

Last Date for Application: 15th Mar 2020

Did you know?
  • A reality show host, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi tried to get her nickname "Snooki" trademarked. Shockingly, she lost the claim to a cat!! Snooki, the cat, is a fictional character from a children's book series.
  • Amazon has trumped Google and Apple to become the world's most valuable trademark - a mind boggling $315.5 billion!!
  • Remember that line from the song Munni Badnaam Hui - "Main Zandu Balm hui...? Emami, the makers of Zandu balm, took the film makers to court claiming that it infringed their copyright.

This course is suitable for:

  • Lawyers
  • Law students
  • Business Owners
  • Employees of IP driven and media companies

Introduction to Intellectual Property

  • What is Intellectual Property?

Copyright Law

  • Introduction to Copyright Law
  • Meaning of Copyright
  • Eligibility for Copyright
  • Author and ownership
  • Rights conferred by Copyright
  • Limitation on Rights
  • Term of copyright
  • Administration of Copyright Law
  • Registration of copyright
  • Assignment of copyright
  • Licenses
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Remedies for Copyright Infringement
  • Offence under the Copyright Act
  • Introduction to Software Licenses
  • GNU General Public License

Copyright Law & Cyberspace

  • Understanding Computer Software
  • Computer Software & Copyright Law
  • Freeware Licenses
  • Windows License
  • Open Source Licenses
  • Creative Commons License
  • Computer Databases & the Law
  • Software under Copyright

Trademark Law

  • Introduction to Trademark Law
  • Functions of a trademark
  • Regulatory Framework for Trademarks
  • Essential requirements for registration of a trade mark
  • Categories of Trade Marks
  • Statutory Authorities for Trademarks
  • Registration of a Trademark
  • Licensing & Assignment of a trade mark
  • Certification Trade Mark
  • Collective Trade Marks
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Passing off
  • Trademark related concepts
  • Reliefs in trademark infringement and passing off suits

Trademark Law & Cyberspace

  • Domain name disputes
  • Domain Names & the Law
  • Trademark issues in Cyberspace

Patent Law

  • Introduction to Patent Law
  • Patent Administration
  • Patentable Subject Matter
  • Application for Patents
  • Compulsory licenses for Patents
  • Surrender and revocation of patents
  • Government use of Patents
  • Secrecy Directions for Patents
  • Infringement of patents
  • Amendment of Patents

Design, GI & Semiconductor Law

  • Introduction to Geographical Indications
  • Semiconductor Layout & Design Law

Library (IPR manuals, cases & case studies)

  • Library (IPR Manuals)
  • Library (IPR Cases)
  • Library (IPR Case Studies)