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Swayam Central

Intellectual Property

By Prof. Feroz Ali   |   IIT Madras
This is a substantive course on Intellectual Property. The course shall give a brief overview of the IP landscape in India. It shall also dwell into the role of IP in the modern intangible economy. The course can be offered as a generic elective subject under the Choice Based Credit System in universities and affiliated colleges as suggested by UGC. 
Important For Certification/Credit Transfer:

INTENDED AUDIENCE :  interested Students 
PREREQUISITES : NIL
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : NIL

Learners enrolled: 612

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 27 Jan 2020
End Date : 17 Apr 2020
Exam Date : 26 Apr 2020
Enrollment Ends : 03 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1  :  Basics of Intellectual Property
    Week 2  :  The Intangible Economy  
    Week 3  :  Patents—From ball pens to biologics
    Week 4  :  Trade Marks—What does red soles and barbie girl mean?
    Week 5  :  Copyright—Is it right to copy? 
    Week 6  :  Unconventional IP—The expanding scope
    Week 7  :  Enforcement of IP—Protecting your rights
    Week 8  :  IP for Business—A profit making asset class
    Week 9  :  IP, Research, and Universities
    Week 10  :  IP for the Creative and Entertainment Industries
    Week 11  :  Governments Role in Fostering IP
    Week 12  :  Teaching IP—Let everyone learn IP

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Lionel Bently & Brad Sherman, Intellectual Property Law (2014)    

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. Feroz Ali is the Chair Professor on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. He teaches intellectual property laws and business laws. He is the author of three books on patent law. He is a practicing advocate at the Madras High Court. He litigates and counsels in intellectual property law, corporate law and competition law but his primary focus has remained in patent law. He has appeared before the Supreme Court, the High Courts, Intellectual Property Appellate Board and the Patent Offices




    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    Date and Time of Exams: 26th April 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments
     given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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