ONE-YEAR POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PATENTS LAW


COURSE STRUCTURE


1. Introduction To IPR & Patents
I. Understanding Intellectual Property Rights
  • Introduction
  • History of IP System
II. Development of Intellectual Property Law
  • Philosophical Foundations of IPR
  • Managing and Monetizing IPR
III. An Overview of the IPR Regime
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Geographical Indications
  • Industrial Designs protection
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Trade Secrets
IV. The IP Legal Regime in India
  • The Law of Copyright
  • The Law of Trade Mark
  • The Law of Geographical Indications
  • Indian Designs Act
  • The Semi-Conductors and Integrated Circuits Layout Designs Act
  • Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers Rights Act
2. Patenting In India
I. Introduction
  • Evolution of Indian Patent System
  • Patentability test
II. Legislations and Salient Features
  • Indian Patent Act 1970
  • Patent Amendment Act, 1999
  • Patent Amendment Rules, 1999
  • Patent Amendment Act, 2002
  • Patent Amendment Act, 2005
III. Procedure for Patent Application
  • Patent Office Procedures
  • Opposition of Patents
IV. Patent Search
3. American & European Patent Regimes
I. The American Patent System
  • The requirement for Patenting
  • Utility
  • Novelty
  • Non-Obviousness
  • Patent Specification and Claims
  • Infringement
II. European Patent Regime
  • European patent System
  • Patentability Issues
  • Novelty
  • Inventive Step
4.International Treaties/ Conventions On IPR
I. World Trade Organization / GATT System & the Uruguay Round
  • Evolution of WTO
  • Organization of WTO
  • Dispute Settlement Process under WTO
II. TRIPS Agreement
  • Background
  • Salient Features of TRIPS
  • Contemporary Issues under TRIPS
III. Paris Convention
  • Background
  • Salient features of Paris Convention
  • Governing Rules of Paris convention
IV. Patent Co-operation Treaty
  • Background
  • Objectives of PCT
  • Salient features of PC
V. Budapest Treaty
  • Background
  • Salient features
VI. Madrid Agreement
  • Background
  • Salient features
VII. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Background
  • Salient features of WIPO
  • Organization of WIPO
PRACTICALS PAPER FOCUS
  1. Opinions of Patentability
  2. Peparation of Patent Specifications
  3. Patentability of Software & Biotechnology related inventions
  4. Infringement issues in patent

Course Coordinator

  
  Mr.Sourabh Bharti
  Assistant Professor
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  Email :sourabh2583@gmail.com  
 

Administrative Contact

 

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Assistant Registrar
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Ms. G. Usha Devi
Junior Assistant
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Mr. B. Vijay Kumar
Record Assistant
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Postal Address

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Directorate of Distance Education
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