Introduction to Intellectual Property Law - Iwww.mylaw.net
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What you'll learn on the course
Law and Business
Law for Business
Law and Commerce
Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Rights India
Teachers and trainers (1)
After graduating from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Samar worked with the top tier law firms such as Luthra & luthra Law Offices, New Delhi and Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co., New Delhi. At rainmaker, Samar focuses on intellectual property rights and on aviation financing-particularly aircraft leasing and financing-and writes regularly on these issues.
P R O G R A M M E O U T L I N E
Unit 1: Introduction: Meaning, Nature, and Evolution of Intellectual Property
• Perceive the scope of intellectual property law.
• Explore the history and the evolution of intellectual property law.
• Study the nature of intellectual property and distinguish between tangible and intangible property.
Unit 2: Scope and Rationale of Intellectual Property Rights
• Identify the different types of intellectual property.
• Examine the nature of each kind of intellectual property.
• Perceive the rationale and justification for providing intellectual property rights.
• Analyse the balance between dissemination of knowledge and incentivisation.
Unit 3: Understanding Fundamentals of Copyright
• Examine the purpose and scope of ‘copyrights’.
• Understand the essentials of copyright and the various subject-matters of copyright under the Copyright Act, 1957.
• Study the concept of ‘authorship’ and identify the term of copyright of various subject-matters of copyright under the Copyright Act, 1957.
Unit 4: Rights, Infringement, and Fair Use in Copyright
• Identify the different rights provided under copyright, including moral and economic rights.
• Distinguish between primary and secondary infringement of copyrights.
• Study the nuances of broadcasting rights.
Unit 5: Understanding Fundamentals of Trade Marks
• Examine the purpose and scope of ‘trade marks’.
• Identify different kinds of marks protected under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.
• Analyse the protection offered by trade marks
Unit 6: Registration, Use, and Infringement of Trade Marks
• Study the process of registration of a trade mark.
• Perceive the absolute and relative grounds of rejection of a registration of a trade mark under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.
• Identify different types of infringement under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.
Unit 7: Understanding Fundamentals of Patents
• Examine the purpose and scope of ‘patents’.
• Understand the rationale and justification for providing patents.
• Analyse the protection offered by patents.
Unit 8: Registration, Term, and Infringement of Patents
• Identify the various rights of a patentee and examine the grounds for infringement under the Patents Act, 1970.
• Learn about the different stages involved in the registration of a patent.
• Analyse the concept of compulsory licensing and its purpose.
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