FIPR 2019

The 12th Intellectual Property Rights

Fundamentals Workshop 2019

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 17, 2019. 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 17, 2019, 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 24, 2019, 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 07, 2019, 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 – September 28, 2019, 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 05, 2019, Saturday

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

Week 6 Introduction to Design Rights and Their Applications – October 12, 2018, 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 – October 19, 2018, 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 and fifty (Rs.350/- including 18% GST) for IIT Bombay students and Rupees Six Hundred (Rs.600/- including 18% GST) for the rest is collected for this programme. The registration fee can be paid through NEFT/RTGS to the account as per the details given below:

Details of Account Holder
Name of Account Holder Registrar IIT Bombay, Project & Consultancy Account
Contact Address Adishankarachary Marg, Powai, Mumbai – 400076
Contact Number 91-22-25767020/7032/9769257032
Fax Number 91-22-25764034
E-mail Address /
Bank Account Details
Bank Name State Bank of India
Branch Name IIT Powai
Branch Address Adishankaracharya Marg, Powai, Mumbai – 400076
Contact Number 91-22-25721103/2900/5305
E-mail Address
Account Number 10725729173
ECS/MICR Code 400002034
Account Type Current
Branch Code 1109
BSR Code 0001109

Online registration starts July 23, 2019:

Online registration last date: August 5, 2019

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