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In these “Intellectual Property Rights Notes PDF”, you will study the basics of the Intellectual Property (IP) and in its wider purview it encompasses intricacies relating to IP. This course is designed to introduce a learning platform to those who may be involved in the making and creation of various forms of IP, besides the effective management of IPR of other creators. The course may also provide cursory understanding of the overall IP ecosystem in the country

The topics we will cover will be taken from the following list:

Introduction: Basic concept of Intellectual Property, Rationale behind Intellectual Property, Justifications for protection of IP, IPR and Economic Development, Major International Instruments relating to the protection of IP. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), WTO and TRIPS Agreement.

Copyright and Related rights: Introduction to copyright and its relevance, subject matter and conditions of protection, ownership and term of copyright, rights under copyright law, infringement of copyright and remedies, exceptions to infringement/ public rights.

Patents: Introduction, Criteria for obtaining patents, Patentable subject matter, Non patentable inventions, Procedure for registration, Term of patent and Rights of patentee, Patent Cooperation Treaty & International registration, Basic concept of Compulsory license and Government use of patent, Infringement of patents and remedies, Software patents and importance for India, Utility model & patent, Trade secrets and know-how agreement, Traditional Knowledge and efforts of Indian Govt. for its protection.

Trade Marks: Meaning of mark and Trademark, Categories of Trademark: Service Mark, Certification Mark, Collective Mark, Well known Mark and Non-conventional Mark, Criteria for registrability of trademark: Distinctiveness & non- deceptiveness, A good Trade Mark & its functions, Procedure for registration and Term of protection, Grounds for refusal of trademark registration, Assignment and licensing of marks (Character merchandising), Infringement and Passing Off, Salient Features of Indian Trade Mark Act,1999.

Designs, GI and Plant Varieties Protection: Designs: Meaning of design protection, Concept of original design, Registration &Term of protectionCopyright in Designs. Geographical Indication: Meaning of GI, Difference between GI and Trade Marks, Registration of GI, Term & implications of registration, Concept of Authorized user, Homonymous GI Plant Variety Protection and Farmer’s Right: Meaning, Criteria of protection, Procedure for registration, effect of registration and term of Protection, Benefit Sharing and Farmer’s rights.

Enforcement and Protection: Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Counterfeiting and Piracy, Understanding Enforcement of IP and Enforcing IPRs, Enforcement under TRIPS Agreement, Role of Customs and Police in IPR Protection.


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