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Advanced Certificate Course in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): Register by 20th March, 2022

April 1 5:00 pm to April 30 7:30 pm UTC+5.5

 

ABOUT VIDHI PARIVARTAN

Vidhi Parivartan is a legal platform that seeks to hone the skill-sets of all the budding lawyers, aid the law students in all possible manner by optimum utilization of resources available at their disposal and thereby empower the legal fraternity eventually. The platform aspires to undertake host of short, medium and long-term activities and programmes for the legal community to enhance their professional, academic, extra-academic progression.

It’s committed for the cause of empowering especially the first generation lawyers who face innumerable hardships in the profession. Moreover, it aims to live up to its motto of ‘Nyaydaanam Shreshtam Daanam’ through every activity that it undertakes.

 

ABOUT THE CERTIFICATE COURSE

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) has played a crucial role in the development of the socio-economic success of the country, over the past years. They have been under various modifications from time to time. There are enormous emerging trends under IPR in today’s world. Copyright, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets are few of them, and their knowledge is imperative, in order to compliment a person’s ability to Innovate. After all, Innovation comes with challenges and IPR helps in managing those challenges in an efficient manner.

This Certificate Course aims to establish awareness related to IPR, to promote Innovation which is protected and Inventions which are valuable and in consonance with the emerging trends in the society. A broad overview of major laws governing intellectual property protection (patent, trademark, copyright, design and confidential information) in India and recent trends pertaining to the same will be covered. Along with it, the procedural aspects of registration procedure (national and international) will be highlighted and taught by the faculty.

 

OBJECTIVES OF CERTIFICATE COURSE

  • To introduce fundamental aspects of Intellectual property Rights to students who are going to play a major role in development and management of innovative projects in
  • To disseminate knowledge on patents, patent regime in India and abroad and registration aspects
  • To disseminate knowledge on copyrights and its related rights and registration aspects
  • To disseminate knowledge on trademarks and registration aspects
  • To disseminate knowledge on Design, Geographical Indication (GI), Plant Variety and Layout Design Protection and their registration aspects
  • To aware about current trends in IPR and steps in fostering IPR

 

SYLLABUS

 

UNIT 1: OVERVIEW OF IPR                                 

Introduction and the need for intellectual property right (IPR) – Kinds of Intellectual Property Rights: Patent, Copyright, Trade Mark, Design, Geographical Indication, Plant Varieties and Layout Design – Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge – Trade Secret – International regime for protection of IPR

 

UNIT 2: COPYRIGHTS                                           

Theory: Nature of Copyright – Subject matter of copyright: original literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works; cinematograph films and sound recordings – Registration Procedure, Term of protection, Ownership of copyright, Assignment and license of copyright – Infringement, Remedies & Penalties – Related Rights

Practical: Registration Procedure (National and International)

 

UNIT 3: PATENTS

Theory: Patents – Elements of Patentability: Novelty, Non-Obviousness (Inventive Steps), Industrial Application – Non – Patentable Subject Matter – Registration Procedure, Rights and Duties of Patentee, Assignment and license, Restoration of lapsed Patents,

Surrender and Revocation of Patents, Infringement, Remedies & Penalties – Patent office and Appellate Board

Practical: Registration Procedure (National and International)

 

UNIT 4: TRADEMARK  

Theory: Concept of Trademarks – Different kinds of marks (brand names, logos, signatures, symbols, well known marks, certification marks and service marks) – Non Registrable Trademarks – Registration of Trademarks – Rights of holder and assignment and licensing of marks – Infringement, Remedies & Penalties – Trademarks registry and appellate board

Practical: Registration Procedure (National and International)

 

UNIT 5: OTHER FORMS OF IP

Design

Design: meaning and concept of novel and original – Procedure for registration, effect of registration and term of protection

Geographical Indication (GI)

Geographical indication: meaning, and difference between GI and trademarks – Procedure for registration, effect of registration and term of protection

 

UNIT 6: CURRENT CONTOUR 

India`s New National IP Policy, 2016 – Govt. of India step towards promoting IPR – Govt. Schemes in IPR – Career Opportunities in IP – IPR in current scenario with case studies

 

UNIT 7: MISCELLANEOUS 

1.      Online piracy or digital piracy: how it is connected with intellectual property and the relevant legislation in India

2.      How to deal with copyright disputes?

3.      How to draft and file review and rectification petitions before the Trademarks registry?

4.      How to conduct due diligence with respect to the intellectual property of an organization during an acquisition or other transaction?

 

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • The students once they complete their academic projects, shall get an adequate knowledge on patent and copyright for their innovative research works.
  • During their research career, information in patent documents provide useful insight on novelty of their idea from state-of-the art search. This provides further way for developing their idea or
  • Pave the way for the students to catch up Intellectual Property (IP) as an career option
  1. R&D IP Counsel
  2. Government Jobs – Patent Examiner
  3. Private Jobs
  4. Patent agent and Trademark agent
  5. Entrepreneur

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  • Online Live Classes
  • Access to Study Material
  • Practical Experience & Exposure
  • Convenient Class timings
  • Live doubt clearing sessions

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate Law Students
  • Law Graduates & Freshers
  • Young Lawyers, thinking to pursue LLM in IPR
  • People exploring career opportunities in IPR
  • Academicians

 

FACULTY (Course Instructor)

Ms. Shilpa Rathod, Assistant Professor, Dr. Ambedkar College Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur

Ms Shilpa Rathod is rendering the services in the capacity of Assistant Professor in Dr. Ambedkar College Deeksha Bhoomi Nagpur since 2013. She has total 8 years of Academic

experience in teaching. She has completed LLM in Intellectual property Laws form Symbiosis Law school Pune and LLB from Dr. Ambedkar College Deeksha Bhoomi Nagpur.

She stood first in the LLM merit list of Symbiosis University and 5th in the LLB merit list of RTMNU Nagpur. She has completed 4 certification courses offered by World intellectual Property Organization. She is currently Pursuing PHD In IPR from Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur. She is having a good expertise in filing the Trademarks, Copy rights and Patents Globally. She was Associated with Lex Nagia and Legal Force IP firms in Nagpur. She has published more than 10 Research Paper in national and International Journals and presented more than 10 Research Papers at various National and International Conferences, symposium and seminars.

She has Published one Chapter on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar-an Educational Philosopher” in the

Book on “DR. Babasaheb Ambedkar: The Man and his Philosophy”. She is proud recipient of 1st Runner up Award for best Research Presentation on the topic “Cases on Trademark Infringement” in Seminar on “Intellectual Property Rights & Exposition on innovations and Technologies 2018” Organized by RGNIIPM in association with Confederation of Indian Industry on 26 April 2018. She is member of Legal Aid Clinic, Internal Complaint Committee, Criminal law club of Dr. Ambedkar College Deeksha Bhoomi Nagpur. She serves as a paper setter, examiner and Valuer in RTMNU Nagpur.

 

TIMELINE

Last date to register: 20 March, 2022

Course Starts: 01 April, 2022

Course Ends: 30 April, 2022

(Classes holding duration of 2 – 2.5 Hours will be taken in Evening on alternative days after 5:00 PM)

MCQ Based Exam: 30 April, 2022

Issuance of Certificate: 05 May, 2022

 

VENUE

The course will be conducted online.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A phone/tablet/laptop and a stable internet connection

 

REGISTRATION FORM LINK

For registration, Click here

 

REGISTRATION FEE

Rs 2000 only/-

(Reserve your seat now!)

The registration fee can be transferred to Ms. Nancy Garg via Paytm or UPI at 8168515340.

 

PERKS

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Practical experience & exposure
  • 40% discount on publication in Vidhi Insight Journal
  • 30% discount on CV & Cover Letter drafting service
  • Free mentorship call with our Mentor
  • Access to free study material

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For any queries or clarifications feel free to contact at events.vidhiparivartan@gmail.com or contact.vidhiparivartan@gmail.com

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April 1 5:00 pm UTC+5.5
End:
April 30 7:30 pm UTC+5.5
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