INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS


Overview

The intellectual property rights course at GIBT India is to make students and professionals learn about legal environment in which multinational corporations and businesses operate. Through several global case studies, the course introduces some practical legal concepts, pitfalls and compliances that are needed by today’s businesses to comply with Competition Law, IPRs and their legal linkages. This advance course provides dual benefits of learning Competition Law & IPRs challenges faced by Corporations when they expand in an organic or non-organic manner into new territories, markets and products. This course is must for pharmacy & life science Professionals, Law Students, IP Professionals, Competition Lawyers, Business Owners, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, In-House Counsels or anyone interested in gaining an in-depth study of Competition Law and IPR and their correlation.


Scope

After gaining through knowledge of various dimensions and technicalities associated with Intellectual property, aspirants can opt for lucrative career avenues in various global and national organizations. These organizations are constantly on the lookout of suitable and competent professionals to handle their Intellectual property issues.


Future Prospects

The future Intellectual Property Law in India is promising indeed since it is directly related to the economic development. More sound IP Laws are, better your foreign investment would be. The Global companies do have some concerns about protecting IP rights because of the approach of Indian courts. The Indian courts have repeatedly opened that public interest will supercede the private interest and because of that some big pharma companies lost their patent battles in Supreme Court of India in a case related to cancer drugs.
India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world and IP is one of the top most priorities of Government as well as the entrepreneurs. The future of Conceptually, IP Laws includes Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, and Designs etc. The laws related to these provisions and the subsequent enforcement can still be inferred to be in nascent stage. However, few Jurisdictions such as Delhi HC, Bombay HC etc. could be observed to handling good number of cases related to Intellectual property.
Coming to the policy perspective, this is perhaps first time, a government has formed a National IP policy to administer the issues related to IP as well as appreciable steps have been taken for Innovation policy. Thus, one can be assured that the IP domain would play key role in safeguarding of rights and rising number of disputes in future.


Program curriculum

We provide Intellectual Property Rights course in two levels as Professional Designation for undergraduate students and Advance PG Program for Graduated Students. The details of the courses are as below:




Job opportunities

Intellectual Property Rights is immensely developed in India; it will mature as we get more manufacturing setups and as more startups come up. There are many career options in IPR. One can pursue a career as an Attorney who drafts and prosecuted patents, trademarks, copyright and other rights, become a litigation specialist helping people to enforce their IP, become a patent or trademark agent and help people draft and get IP Rights. The field is growing and the options are still maturing. If you like interacting with people, solving challenging problems, you will find a good career in IP.

Industries associated with Intellectual Property Rights

♦    Biocon
♦    Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
♦    Novo Nordisk
♦    Novartis
♦    Unichem Laboratories
♦    Sun Pharmaceutical
♦    Orion Pharma
♦    Celgene
♦    Bausch & Lomb
♦    Lupin Limited
♦    Johnson & Johnson
♦    Wockhardt