Intellectual Property Rights

 

 

  1. Concept of Property vis-à-vis Intellectual Property : Concept of Property - An overview, Need for Protecting Intellectual Property – Types of Intellectual Property Origin and Development – an Overview
  2. Introduction to Copyright Law
  3. Brief Introduction to related International Treaties and Conventions
  4. Subject Matter of Copyright, Economic and Moral Rights (ss2,13,14,15,16, 57)
  5. Authorship and Ownership (s17), Term of Copyright and Assignment-Licensing (ss18-31)
  6. Infringement and Remedies (ss50-61)
  7. Exceptions: Fair Dealing
  8. International Copyright Order (ss40-41)
  9. Issues in Digital Copyrights
  10. Role of International Institutions :
    1. Agreements & treaties
    2. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    3. TRIPS,
    4. PARIS & BERN convention
    5. other important conventions & treaties.
  11. Introduction to Trademark Law
  12. Brief Introduction to related International Treaties and Conventions
  13. Definitions (s2), Registration of Trademarks, Procedure, Grounds of Refusal and Well Known Trademarks (ss9-12, ss18-23 and s33)
  14. Passing Off, Infringement and Exceptions to Infringement Actions, Remedies (ss27-30, s34, ss134-135)
  15. Assignment and Licensing (ss48-53)
  16. Intellectual Property Appellate Board (ss83-100)
  17. Conflicts of Trademarks with Domain Name
  18. Unconventional Trademarks
  19. Introduction to Patent Law
  20. Brief Introduction to related International Treaties and Conventions
  21. Definitions (s2), Criteria for Patents, Patentable Inventions
  22. Non-Patentable Inventions (s3)
  23. Procedure for Filing Patent Application (ss6-53)
  24. Revocation of Patent (s64), Licensing, Compulsory Licensing (ss82-92A)
  25. Parallel Import (s107A)
  26. Rights of Patentee, Patent Infringement and Defenses (ss47-48,s104 and s107)
  27. Industrial Design (The Designs Act, 2000)
    1. Introduction to Designs Law
    2. Brief Introduction to related International Treaties and Conventions
    3. Definitions (s2), Registration of Designs and Procedure (ss3-9, s16,s21)
    4. Cancellation of Registration of Design (s19)
    5. Piracy of Registered Design (s22) and Remedies
    6. Overlapping Between Designs Copyrights and Trademark