In recent years, Intellectual Property has spawned a new wave of technological innovations, leading to rapid economic growth and development. As businesses grow and attract competition, the need to understand Intellectual Property, Competition Law and its interface becomes even more important in order to sustain and thrive in the market.
The IPComp course covers fundamentals of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Competition Law, and their significance in distinct sectors including economic expansion and global market. It enlightens about the different segments of IPR involving Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets, and Layout Designs of Integrated Circuit. It also discusses the role of Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for harmonizing IPR with competition law for innovation encouragement as well as for social and economic welfare