Introduction to Intellectual Property Law - I

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Typology Workshop
Level Beginner
Methodology Online
Duration 12 Weeks
Virtual classes Yes
  • Workshop
  • Beginner
  • Online
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks
  • Virtual classes

Enrol in this Programme and learn to:

• Understand the legal regime governing copyrights, trade marks, and patents in India;
• Perceive the international regime governing these intellectual property rights;
• Analyse the procedural requirements for registration and use of these intellectual property rights; and
• Identify the various rights, remedies, and defences available in relation to each of these intellectual property rights.


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What you'll learn on the course

Law Legal
Law Firm
Law Rights
Law and Business
Law for Business
Law and Commerce
Law Studies
Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Rights India

Teachers and trainers (1)

Samar Jha
Samar Jha

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.

Course programme


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.

Additional information

Are you a: •  Law student eager to build a career in IP teams of law firms, in-house legal advisory teams, or IP litigation; •  Practising lawyer intent on enhancing your knowledge of, and skills necessary for practicing in, Intellectual Property Laws;  •  Management or Finance student/professional keen to gain a deeper understanding of the legal and practical aspects of Intellectual Property Laws in commercial transactions; or •  Professional in the Design, Advertising, Architecture, Software, Pharmaceutical or other such industries intent on understanding how laws in India can help you protect your IP?   We recommend that you enrol in this Programme now to get a complete understanding of the conceptual and practical aspects of other intellectual property rights  such as geographical indications, trade secrets, and industrial design.  
Did you know: •  That when Volkswagen purchased the Rolls Royce automobile assets for nearly $800 million in 1998, Volkswagen managed to acquire everything that was needed to assemble a Rolls Royce, but forgot to purchase one important asset: the right to use the Rolls Royce trade mark? Volkswagen's rival BMW bought the rights for the trade mark.  •  That Martin Luther King Jr.’s estate charges academic authors $50 for each sentence of the “I Have a Dream” speech that they reprint? •  That a Montreal cineplex monitored audiences with metal detectors and night-vision goggles and checked popcorn for video cameras to prevent piracy of the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?

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