Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Shailesh J. Mehta, School of Management
IIT Bombay
Fundamentals of IPR -2017
Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The 10th Intellectual Property Rights

Fundamentals Workshop 2017


This workshop is open to anyone who is interested in IPR.

This programme imparts the fundamentals of Intellectual Property. What, Why, When, Where and the How’s of IP are explained. The fundamental workshop is relevant to individuals interested in start-ups, UG/PGs/PhDs interested in commercialisation of their research / projects / thesis as well as for individuals or professionals interested in learning a value added skill set relevant to the industry. Interesting and block buster cases are referenced to make the course lively and interactive.

The duration of the workshop is Seven (07) Saturdays, three (03) hours of duration a week, in the mornings 09:30hrs – 12:30hrs.

The programme starts from August 5, 2017. There will be a 1.5 hour session on fundamentals, tea break and continues with a 1.5 hour session on live and interesting cases for hands on conceptual understanding.

Seats are limited on first come first served basis and will be held at SJMSOM.

Expert faculties from legal background, Patent agents, and IP managers will be presenting the course. There will be case studies, quizzes and a collaborative work output which will be used to provide participation certificates.

Week 1      Introduction to Patents & Their Applications - August 05, 2017, Saturday

This covers what is a patent, how it is identified, how to apply, what benefits the owner gets, what is patentable and where. These basics are re-iterated through landmark cases in the field of biotechnology, electronics, mechanical and chemical.

Week 2      Introduction to Patent Searching, Drafting & Procedures – August 19, 2017, Saturday

This covers how to search a patent, what are the parts of a patent and how to draft patent. Cases are discussed. Live use of a patent search tool also will be presented.

Week 3      Patinformatics – September 23, 2017, Saturday

This session will cover ‘why IP’ question, types of IP, what analytic opportunities does the rich IP database provide for – technology trend, technology strategy, business strategy can be derived from the various IPs generated and protected.

Week 4      Introduction to Copyright and Their Applications – October 07, 2017, Saturday

This covers the subject matter of copyright, how and when they are used, its impact, controversies in copyright – Digital Rights Management (DRM) and introduction to ‘Creative Commons’ (CC). Landmark cases relating to copyright will be discussed.

Week 5             Introduction to Trademarks and Their Applications – October 14, 2017, Saturday

This session covers the trademark aspects, its sections and features, case studies.

Week 6             Introduction to Design Rights and Their Applications – October 28, 2017, Saturday

This session covers designs – ornamental and others and how they can be protected. Cases are used to understand when patent applies and when design rights apply.

  Week 7     IP: Getting the Best of Its Multifacets November 04, 2017, Saturday
   This session will summarize learnings from previous sessions and its applications

Attendance of all classes and contribution to the discussion, quizzes is essential to be eligible for course completion certificate.


A registration fee of Rupees Three Hundred (Rs.300/-) for IIT Bombay students and Rupees Five Hundred (Rs.500/-) for the rest is collected for this programme.

Online registration starts July 10, 2017:


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Training for Trainers on IP Curriculum Development and Deployment
Thursday, 23 February 2017


April 26 – 29, 2017


 This programme aims at

  • Grooming the faculty for designing curriculum and deployment for UG & PG.

  • Impart them necessary teaching skills (including teaching through case method) to improve effectiveness in class-room delivery.

  • Keep them updated about the state-of-the-art in IP, to be able to incorporate changes in syllabus on a continuous basis.

  • Develop close relationship among faculty for necessary academic interaction.

  • Develop a large base of academicians in IP area for scholarly research on topics related to IP.


Target Audience

Universities, Central Universities, IIT’s, NIT’s & IP Coordinators.



Recap of IPs; Integrated view & specific challenges; Curriculum Methods; UG – PG Curriculum Design, Course Design



IITB, NITIE, RGSOIPL, Industry Practitioners, CDAC, CIPAM (DIPP)


Registration Link

For registration follow the link:

The program will have a maximum of 25 participants on first come first reserve basis.


Program Fee:

Faculty from Govt. Colleges & Institutes - Rs.4000/-

Faculty from private colleges - Rs.6000/-              

 Limited twin - sharing accommodation on first come first serve basis is available.

(Program fee includes course material, accommodation, and working lunch. The fees do not however provide for any expenses such as transportation to and from the Institute campus on arrival and departure, laundry, telephone and other such personal expenses.)


Registration fees can be paid through following

Demand draft or Direct bank Transfer

Cheque/Draft should be drawn on: The Registrar, IIT Bombay, (payable at Mumbai)

Bank: State Bank of India

Address: Adishankaracharya Marg, IIT Powai, Mumbai - 400076

Branch: IIT Powai

Account Type: Current

Account No.: 10725729128


ECS/MICR Code: 400002034

Branch Code: 1109

Swift Code (Routing No.): SBININBB519

Phone: (+91-22) 25722894, 25725305

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Please send your nominations to:

Prof. Shishir Kumar Jha,

Program Coordinator, Acting PI-IPR Chair

SJM School of Management,

IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076

Tel: (022) 2576 4786

Fax: (022) 2572 7228 / 2572 3480

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International Conference on Entrepreneurship & Family Business - 2018
Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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Joint Executive MBA program (EMBA) with Washington University in St. Louis
Tuesday, 05 January 2016

The inaugural batch of the EMBA program, launched by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay jointly with Washington University in St. Louis, commenced on April 22, 2015. Program is first of its kind in India to offer joint EMBA degree, conferred after completion of the prescribed requirements by both the Universities. The inaugural batch has a very rich student profile and diversity. The average age of 27 participants is 40 years, with average experience of 17 years. The inaugural cohort has very senior level professionals including heads of organizations and leaders of diverse functional disciplines. This program has attracted participation from all over India like Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi and Thiruananthpuram in addition to one participant from the USA. Participants have varied academic backgrounds such as engineering, commerce, arts, architecture, medicine and management. Some are already post-graduates. They represent industries such as energy, renewable energy, healthcare, aerospace and defense, railways, engineering, information technology, consulting, auto components, automotive, software, financial services, chemicals and other areas. Classes for the inaugural batch are held at Taj Lands End, Bandra and participants and the faculty stay there during each 4-day residency.

Admissions to the second batch of this Executive MBA are now open and the program is slated to begin in April 2016.  This joint-degree Executive MBA program has a convenient format of a 4-day residency every month. After 17 such residencies in Mumbai, participants are expected to go to Washington University in St. Louis for a two-week Capstone experience.  Taught by world class faculty drawn from Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay and Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, the focus of the program is to prepare professionals and entrepreneurs to lead their organizations to greater heights and emerge as the global leaders of tomorrow.

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For more details of the program visit:

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