Certificate course in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
What you'll learn
- This course has been designed by experts to cover the basics of IPR and understand the way they can protect findings of research in the form of patents and further realize full value of it by technology transfer.
- Key learnings: Fundamentals of IPR, What are Trademarks, Copyright & Industrial designs; Assessing a new idea, its patentability & patent filing process; Significance of technology acquisition and it’s utilization
- Any graduate willing to know about IPR can enroll for this course.
This course has been designed by experts to cover the basics of IPR and understand the way they can protect findings of research in the form of patents and further realize full value of it by technology transfer which primarily involves the steps of identifying a company’s intangible assets, prioritizing them according to company’s business plans, safeguarding and exploiting them. In order to benefit fully from IP in terms of revenue, reputation and market share, it is essential to have proper IP Management in place.
The process of IP protection starts with identification of the same and formulating right policies and processes to ensure that IP is handled and managed effectively in the organisations. Out of all forms of IP, patent is one of the most important form of IP, primarily because you can protect your core technologies in the form of patent.
Fundamentals of IPR
Assessing a new idea, its patentability & patent filing process
Significance of technology acquisition and it’s utilization
Trademarks, Copyright & Industrial designs
Eligibility: Candidates pursuing their degree in Science and Technology can enrol for this course.
Note: This course is open for students, researchers & faculty
Module 1: Introduction to IPR
Module 2: Relevance of IPR
Module 3: Procedure and managements of patents
Module 4: Types of patent applications & claim construction
Module 5: Assessment of new idea, its patentability & patent filing procedure
Module 6: IP & Technology Transfer
Module 7: Minimizing patent infringement risks
Module 8: All about trademarks & designs
Module 9: Understanding Copyright, Plagiarism and Fair use
Who this course is for:
- This course is open for students, researchers & faculty members
Bindu Sharma is an IP Attorney with extensive experience in IP laws across a range of technologies and industries in India and abroad. She enjoys working with innovative organizations and inventors and guides them in protecting their intellectual property in the most effective manner. She has worked with clients locally, nationally and internationally in many industries and technologies. She advises clients on the issues related to Patents, Patent Validity, Infringement, Licensing and Monetization as well as IP Management, IP Strategies, Licensing, Trademark, Copyright and Design/Utility patent matters. She has extensive experience as a patent lawyer appearing in Appellate board and High Courts in patent infringement cases.
She has written several articles, authored books and has been speaker in more than 100 national and international conferences, academic institutions and corporates. She recently was recognized as one of top 100 women in law by WIPF.
Under Bindu’s vision, within 3 years of its incorporation, Origiin was selected as finalist in the ET Now awards for Leaders of Tomorrow 2013. In the year 2014, she received “Emerging Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2014” award under Legal Services Sector by Brands Academy. Subsequently, Origiin was chosen as “Company of the year 2014 – Patents” by Silicon India. Articles written by her are periodically published in various magazines such as, Dataquest, Smart Techie, Pharmabiz and Silicon India etc. Under her guidance, Origiin has achieved a tremendous growth and has established a substantial client base. Origiin also has an online education institute Origiin IP Academy, that provides training on various skills in IPR such as Patent Search, Patent Specification Drafting, IP Valuation etc. Origiin IP Academy has tied up with some of India’s reputed Universities and Institutions such as Anna University, IIT Guwahati to provide trainings and certification.
Bindu received her Law degree from Bangalore University and Post Graduate degree in from University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) with Distinction. She is a registered Patent Agent with Indian Patent Office to practice as a Patent Agent and is also enrolled as an Advocate with Karnataka State Bar Council and Bar Council of India. She received a Post Graduate Diploma in IPRL from National Law School of India University, Bangalore and completed General Course in Intellectual Property Rights from World Intellectual Property Organization Worldwide Academy.
Before founding Origiin, Bindu had over 8 years of experience working with premium institutes in India such as National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (New Delhi), Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and Jubilant Biosys Pvt Ltd (Bangalore). She has presented many papers in symposium/conferences and has published papers in reputed journals.
There are a couple of books authored by Bindu Sharma namely;
Dictionary on Indian Patent Law
Handbook on IPR
Basics of Patent Search
25 Myths about Patents – demystified
All you want to know about PATENTS
Minimising risk of PATENT INFRINGEMENT
Handbook on IPR
Using PATENTS to reduce R&D efforts.
Bindu and her team have also provided training to a large number of major corporates in the form of IP awareness sessions and seminars etc.
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