Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started an Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The objective of the Course is to increase awareness about IPR in the Society for the benefit of the Nation at large.

Online Course coverage

Patents and International Filing System, Trademark, Copyright, Design, Geographical Indication, Biodiversity, International Arrangements and IPR Enforcement: Infringement and Remedies.

The study material is all inclusive covering the aspects like overview, prosecution, enforcement, appeals, remedies, best strategies and practices, case studies, Intellectual Property as a collateral, International conventions/treaties/agreements on concerned Intellectual Property etc.

Key Differentiators / Key Features of the Course

  • The Study Material has been prepared by well known experts in the area, who are from esteemed organizations/Educational Institutes like Amarchand and Mangaldas, Anand and Anand, Entete Legale, Inttl Advocare and University of Delhi.
  • Industry oriented module.
  • FORUM to enable participants to raise queries to IP Expert and also to interact with other participants.
  • Weekly updates on IPR to registrants.
  • Best performers, amongst the Students, in Online Examination will be provided with an opportunity to do internship with FICCI IPR Division.
  • Participants from Industry will be provided an opportunity to participate in FICCI-IPR division events.

Who Can Pursue

Students from Law, science and other disciplines, Lawyers, Patent Agents, Professionals from Industry fields like Electrical / Computer / Chemical / Mechanical / Research and Development and other scientific domains, enforcement personnel, etc.

Conduct of Online Course on IPR

Online Certificate Course on IPR would be conducted thrice a year in the months of January- March, May - July and September - November.

The registration for courses in the months of January- March, May - July and September - November would start one month prior to the start of the course.

Course Coverage

  • Overview IPR Laws in India
    • Overview of IP Regime in India
    • Patents
    • Design
    • Trademarks
    • Geographical Indications
    • Copyright
    • Biodiversity act
  • International Arrangements
    • TRIPS
    • CBD
    • Paris Convention
    • Berne Convention
    • Madrid Protocol
  • International Filing: PCT System
  • IPR Enforcement: Infringement and Remedies
  • US Patent Prosecution

The study material is all inclusive covering the aspects like overview, prosecution, enforcement, appeals, remedies, best strategies and practices, case studies, Intellectual Property as a collateral, International conventions/treaties/agreements on concerned Intellectual Property etc.

Course Methodology:

The Conduct of the Online Course would be divided into 2 stages:

Stage 1: Study Material to Students and FORUM to enable participants to raise queries to IP Expert and also to interact with other participants. The queries raised by participants would be responded by IPR Experts.

Stage 2:Online Examination and issue of certificates.

Course Duration: 3 Months

Online Certificate Course on IPR would be conducted thrice a year in the months of February- April , June - August and October  - December.

The registration for courses in the months of  February- April , June - August and October  - December would start one month prior to the start of the course.

Course Fees :

For Students: Rs 7500/-

For Participants from MSMEs: Rs. 8500/-

For Participants from Industry: Rs. 10,000/-

For Others: Rs. 10,000/-

Reward

  • Best performers, amongst the Students, in Online Examination will be provided with an opportunity to do internship with FICCI IPR Division. Participants from Industry will be given an opportunity to participate in FICCI-IPR division events.

Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence and its subsequent emergence as one of the most rapidly growing economies globally. FICCI plays a leading role in policy debates that are at the forefront of social, economic and political change. Through its 400 professionals, FICCI is active in 44 sectors of the economy. FICCI's stand on policy issues is sought out by think tanks, governments and academia. Its publications are widely read for their in-depth research and policy prescriptions. FICCI has joint business councils with 79 countries around the world.

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