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12 weeks
3-6 hours per week

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In a rapidly evolving world, where innovation and technological advancements steer progress, intellectual property holds unparalleled significance. Ideas have emerged as the prime currency of advancement, making safeguarding these assets crucial. The ‘Introduction to IPR Programme’ is designed to illuminate the diverse facets of intellectual property and its pivotal role in today's global landscape. This programme delves into patents, copyrights, trademarks, designs, and many more, providing participants with the knowledge and tools to navigate the intricate legal landscape of IP protection. Beyond theory, it delves into practicalities, covering everything from patent acquisition to copyright and trademark registration, along with insights into geographical indications, plant varieties, and trade secrets.

By gaining an understanding of international IP frameworks, treaties, and organisations that harmonise and enforce IP laws globally, participants will be well-prepared to leverage the potential of intellectual property within the context of the constantly evolving landscape of innovation and progress.

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Course List


Introduction to Forms of IPR

This course unravels the distinctive characteristics and protective measures associated with various forms of IPR including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.
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International IP Regime

This course brings out the salient features of the International Conventions that lay such minimum standards for protection and have helped shape the Indian IP system.
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Law of Patents

This course covers patent law basics, including patent criteria, types of applications, filing procedures, infringement, and enforcement, through case studies.
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Copyright protects creators across diverse fields, from literary to artistic to media and entertainment, and much more. This course delves into copyright basics, exploring protected work, infringement cases, and legal remedies.
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Trademarks are the basis to create a company's brand and reputation. This course covers marks that are suitable for registration, criteria and process of trademark registration, infringement and passing off and remedies for trademark infringement.
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Aesthetics shape consumer choices. Brands invest in distinct product designs, safeguarded by Design Law. Join this course to learn about design protection, criteria, procedures, and commercial rights.
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Geographical Indications

This module explores geographical indications (GI) in trade. Learn about GI concepts, types, protection criteria, registration, and handling infringement through remedies.
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Law of Semiconductor and Integrated Circuits

This course covers how semiconductor integrated circuits are protected as an IP. It also covers the criteria for protection of microchip, registration process and infringement and remedies.
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Protection of Plant Variety

This course brings you an understanding about plant breeders' rights as an intellectual property right. It covers the criteria for protection, registration process and acts that cause infringement of plant variety.
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Trade Secrets

This course deals with the policies and practices for protecting confidential information and protecting trade secrets through non-disclosure agreements and enforcement of trade secrets and their remedial measures.
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Key Highlights

One click access to cases from SCC Online

Access to 100+ self-paced video lectures

Build a strong foundation on different forms of IPR

Gain global insights into IP with a focus on treaties and agreements

A well-structured course on the complete life cycle of IP applicable to all industries

Watch the video lectures, complete the assigned readings, and engage in MCQ assignments

Enhance career prospects in law, business, and innovation

Receive a valuable certification upon completion

Who Should Take This Programme?

This programme is designed for students, professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in gaining knowledge about intellectual property rights. It is suitable for individuals from diverse backgrounds and fields.


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Dr Pratima Narayan

Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP

Dr Pratima Narayan has served the legal academia for over 20 years as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Her expertise lies in areas of commercial contracts, consumer law, e-commerce and Intellectual Property Rights.


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Dr Charu Mathur

Instructor, EBC Learning & AOR, Supreme Court

Dr Charu Mathur is an Advocate on Record with the Supreme Court of India. She has over 20+ years of rich and diverse expertise in corporate, commercial, civil, criminal and constitutional law matters.


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Ashok G.V.

Partner, Factum Law

A dispute resolution counsel, Ashok represents clients in the food and beverages, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, defence and technology, banking and financial services, real estate and construction, e-commerce and hospitality areas, in domestic and international dispute resolution. His work in the field of Intellectual Property Rights involves not only advising and assisting clients in protecting and commercially exploiting intangible assets but also in representing clients in intellectual property litigations.

In the course of his experience as an Intellectual Property Rights lawyer, he has appeared for the plaintiffs and the defendants in a variety of intellectual property litigations involving trademarks, copyright and trade secret/confidential information actions. He has also had the distinction of securing several John Doe orders in the enforcement of trademarks, in addition to working with clients on global intellectual property protection and cross-border enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.

Ashok is an invited speaker at the New Delhi-based independent think tank, the Observer Research Foundation, the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.




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  • Can I pay the tuition fees in no-cost EMI instalments?

    Yes, we offer the option to pay the tuition fees on a no-cost EMI basis.
  • Is there any entrance test for enrolment?

    No, admission to the programme is conducted on a rolling basis, and there is no entrance test requirement.
  • What technical requirements must be met at a minimum?

    To enrol, students are expected to have basic knowledge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and computer applications. A stable internet connection with good speed is advisable. Please note that our EBC Learning LMS is accessible via laptops or desktops using internet browsers like Google Chrome. It is not compatible with mobile devices.
  • Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in this programme?

    No specific prerequisites are necessary. However, having a basic understanding of legal concepts or prior knowledge related to the course content can be advantageous.
  • How is the course structured?

    The course typically includes video lectures, readings, and assignments. You'll have the flexibility to engage with the course materials at your own pace.
  • How many hours of study are required per week?

    We recommend a minimum of 4 hours of reading engagement per week. Additionally, you should allocate around 2 hours per week for watching course video tutorials and completing MCQ assignments.
  • Will there be a final exam at the end of the programme?

    No, there won't be a final examination. Instead, your progress will be assessed continually throughout the course through various assignments provided during the programme.
  • What are the career prospects after completing this programme?

    Upon completion, you'll find various career opportunities in fields such as law, business management, innovation, and the creative arts, where a solid understanding of intellectual property rights is essential.
  • Can I obtain a certification upon completing the course?

    Yes, upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a certification. This certification can be a valuable addition to your resume.
  • Is there an option to upgrade to an advanced course?

    Yes, you have the option to either upgrade to receive a certificate for the current course or enrol in an advanced diploma programme focused on intellectual property rights to further enhance your knowledge and skills.