International Laws, Jurisprudence, IPR


Indian Institute of Export Management

Rs 6,000
VAT incl.

Important information

  • Diploma
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
    4 Months
  • When:
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service

IIEM offers a Diploma Programme in Private and Public International Law. This is a Four Month Distance Education Programme which is primarily designed to disseminate knowledge on various International laws. The course is useful for professionals and individuals working across borders.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
Distance learning

Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The course covers aspects of Private and Public International laws, in addition to Jurisprudence, Intellectual Property rights and Environmental Laws. The aim of this course is to provide a working knowledge and awareness for individuals about laws which may be interpreted differently across nations.

· Who is it intended for?

Lawyers, Corporate Legal teams, Business Students, Exporters-Importers, Trade facilitators, NRIs

· Requirements

Offline course.

· Qualification

An Undergraduate degree in any stream is required. Students who are pursuing their degrees may al;so apply.

· What marks this course apart?

The course has been prepared with inputs from Mr. Anil K. Nair, Advocate of the High court of Kerala. The Institute follows an open book examination model whereby the Student can refer his curriculum books as well as other resources to provide suitable answers. However, the questions shall be framed in such a way that answering them will need proper understanding of the subject and relevant laws and procedures.

· What happens after requesting information?

Our Administrative team will contact you and will provide you with the Prospectus as well as all details of the course. You can clear any course related queries or clarifications with our faculty

· I am not a lawyer. Will the course benefit me?

This course on International law is prepared by combining topics which are of particular interest to people who are engaged in any type of cross border business such as trade. Thus, a student can learn of all the relevant applicable laws which matter to him/her without the trouble of doing a conventional law degree.


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What you'll learn on the course

Law and Business
Law and Commerce
Law Public
Law Studies

Teachers and trainers (3)

Anil K Nair
Anil K Nair
Senior Advocate, High court of Kerala

Mr Anil K Nair is a senior advocate of the High court of Kerala. he is also a reference authority for Study materials in Law subjects. He has mentored and trained thousands of law students over a career spanning two decades.

Balaraman B R
Balaraman B R
Senior Faculty

Mr Balaraman is a Senior trainer in the Import export management field with over 22 years business experience in the field. He actively helps exporters and budding students in their way around the various aspects of international trade

N P Vijayan Menon
N P Vijayan Menon
Senior Faculty

B.E. , LLB ,IATA, Salesmanship & Marketing Mr Vijayan is a senior trainer in Export Import management with over 25 years of experience in the field. He is also a businessman with significant interests in field ranging from training to construction

Course programme

There are Five Compulsory papers in this course
a. Private International Law
b. Public International Law
c. Jurisprudence
d. Intellectual Property Rights law
e. Environmental Law

You will be sent Printed material of books to your address. After 3½ months you will be sent an Examination paper which will should be answered and sent back within 2 weeks.


1.Private International Law (100 marks)

Introduction – Successive stages of cases containing Foreign Element – Proof of Foreign Law – Exclusion of Foreign Law – Domicile – Foreign Tort – Contract – Marriage – Matrimonial Clauses - Recognition of Foreign degree of Divorce – Legitimacy, Legitimation and Custody – Immovable Property – Movable Property – Succession to Movable and Immovable Property – Recognition of Foreign Judgements – Stay of Action .

2. Public International Law (100 Marks)

Introduction – Contributions of Hugo Grotius – Sources of International law – Vanishing Point of Jurisprudence – Monism and Dualism – Subjects of International law – Definition of State – Recognition – State Succession – Intervention – State Jurisdiction – Duty not to exercise Sovereignty in another state – State territory – International Servitude – Five Freedoms of Air – Piracy – Law of the Sea – State Responsibility – Extradition and Asylum – Immunities and Privileges of Diplomats – Nationality – International treaties – United Nations Organisation - Human Rights under International Law and Indian law

3. Jurisprudence (100 Marks)

Definition of Jurisprudence – Schools of Jurisprudence – Definition of law – Different Theories of law and Justice – Natural Law – Comparative jurisprudence – Definition of State – Sovereignty – Constitutional law – Administrative law – Administration of Justice – Sources of Law – Legislation – Rules of Interpretation – Precedent – Advantages of Legislation over Precedent – Codification – Custom – Legal Right – Right, Liberty, Power and Immunity – Ownership – Possession – Person – Title – Property – Liability – Obligation – Substantive Law and Procedural law.

4. Intellectual Property Rights (100 Marks)

Introduction – Intellectual Property rights under International law – International Organizations relating to IPR – Patents Act – General Conditions for conferring Patent Right – Inventions not Patentable – Procedure for Obtaining Patents – Terms of patent – Rights of patentee – Limitation of Patent Rights – Transfer of Patent Right – Infringement – Patent Agent – Copyright Act – General principles of Copyright – Registration and term of Copyright – Broadcast Reproduction Rights – Performers Right – Infringement – Moral Right of Authors – International Copyright – Trademark Act – Definition – Registration of trademark – Collective marks – Certification trademark – Infringement – Intellectual property Appellate Board – Passing Off – Designs Act – Definitions – Author and Proprietor of Designs – Registration – Copyright of Design – Piracy of Registered Design – Confidential Information .

5. Environmental Law (100 Marks)

Introduction – Basic Information – Stockholm Declaration – Earth Summit – Common and Statutory laws relating to Environmental Protection – Constitutional Provisions – Judicial Activism – Doctrine of Sustainable development – Polluter pays Principle – Precautionary Principle – Doctrine of Public trust – The Water Act – The Air Act – The Environmental Act – Public Liability Insurance Act – National Environmental Tribunal Act – Protection of Forest and wildlife

Additional information

You will be sent Printed material of books to your address. After  3½   months you will be sent an Examination paper which will should be  answered and sent back within 2 weeks.