|Fundamentals of IPR (FIPR) 2012|
The 5th Intellectual Property Rights
This workshop is open to anyone who is interested to learn.
This programme imparts the fundamentals of Intellectual Property. What, Why, When, Where and the How’s of IP are explained. Interesting and block bluster cases are referenced to make the course lively and interactive.
The duration of the workshop is Six (06) Saturdays, three (03) hours of duration a week, in the mornings 09:30hrs – 12:30hrs.
The programme starts from August 11, 2012. 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 to understand how intellectual property plays a role in technological development.
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 11, 2012, 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 25, 2012, Saturday
This covers how to search a patent, what are the parts of a patent and how to draft one. A hypothetical case will be considered for application. Live use of a patent search tool also will be presented.
Week 3 Introduction to Trademarks and their applications – September 01, 2012, Saturday
This session covers the trademark aspects, its sections and features, trademarks in the World Wide Web. Interesting cases punctuate the learnings.
Week 4 Introduction to Copyright and their applications – September 29, 2012, Saturday
This covers the subject matter of copyright, how and when they are used, its impact, controversies in copyright – DRM and introduction to creative commons. Landmark cases relating to copyright cases will be discussed.
Week 5 Introduction to Design Rights and their applications – October 06, 2012, 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 6 Patinformatics - Sunday – October 13, 2012, Saturday
This will cover the Why IP question, types of IP, what analytic opportunities does the rich IP database provide for – technology direction, technology strategy, business strategy can be derived from the various IPs generated and protected.
Attendance of all classes and contribution to the discussion, quizzes is essential to be eligible for course completion certificate.
A registration fee of Rupees Two Hundred (Rs.200/-) for IIT Bombay students and Rupees Three Hundred and Fifty (Rs.350/-) for the rest is collected for this programme.
Registration July 30, 2012: http://www.som.iitb.ac.in/limesurvey/index.php?sid=58529&lang=en
For further clarifications – iprchair.office[at]som.iitb.ac.in / sheetal[at]iitb.ac.in / ggouri[at]iitb.ac.in