Intellectual Property Right

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Pradipta Banerjee, Ph.D.

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Course Name : Intellectual Property Rights

Code(Credit) : ASIP3201(1-0-0)

Course Objectives

The main objective of the IPR is to make the students aware of their rights for the protection of their invention done in their project work. The students will get an basic idea about registration in India and abroad of their invention, designs, thesis written/developed by them during their project work and for this they must have knowledge of patents, copy right, trademarks, designs.

Learning Outcomes

Once the students complete their syllabus and assessment, they will develop the basic knowledge and awareness of acquiring the patent and copyright for their innovative works. They will also get an idea about plagiarism while writing any article, blog, research or review paper and learn how to avoid it.

Course Syllabus

Theory

Introduction and meaning of intellectual property, brief introduction to GATT, WTO, TRIPs and WIPO, Treaties for IPR protection: Madrid protocol, Berne Convention, Budapest treaty, etc.
Types of Intellectual Property and legislations covering IPR in India:-Patents, Copyrights,
Trademark, Industrial design, Geographical indications, Integrated circuits, Trade secrets. Patents Act 1970 and Patent system in India, patentability, process and product patent, filing of patent, patent specification, patent claims, Patent opposition and revocation, infringement, Compulsory licensing, Patent Cooperation Treaty, Patent search and patent database.
Origin and history including a brief introduction to UPOV for protection of plant varieties, Protection of plant varieties under UPOV and PPV&FR Act of India, Plant breeders rights, Registration of plant varieties under PPV&FR Act 2001, breeders, researcher and farmers rights. Traditional knowledge-meaning and rights of TK holders.
Convention on Biological Diversity, International treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (ITPGRFA). Indian Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and its salient features, access and benefit sharing.
References
1. Acharya, N.K. 2014. Text book of Intellectual Property Rights. Asia Law House, Hyderabad.
2. Loganathan, E.T.2012. Intellectual Property Rights. New Century Publications, New Delhi.
3. Rosedar, S.R.A. 2016. Intellectual Property Rights. Lexis Nexis(2nd Ex.) Nagpur

Session Plan

Session 1

Introduction and meaning of intellectual property, brief introduction to GATT, WTO; International Treaties for IPR protection: An Overview; Madrid protocol, Berne Convention, Budapest treaty

Madrid Protocol

WTO, GATTIPR_PB_Lecture 1

IPR_PB_Lecture 1

Session 2

Types of Intellectual Property and legislation covering IPR in India; Patents, Copyrights; Trademark, Industrial design

IPR_PB_Lecture 2

Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Geographical Indicator

Session 3

Geographical indications, Integrated circuits, Trade secrets.

Session 4

Patents Act 1970 and Patent system in India; patentability, process and product patent

Session 5

Patent Search & patent Database

Session 7

Patent opposition and revocation; infringement, Compulsory licensing; Patent Cooperation Treaty and its role

Session 8

Origin and history including a brief introduction to UPOV for protection of plant varieties; Protection of plant varieties under UPOV and PPV&FR Act of India

Session 9

Plant breeders rights; Registration of plant varieties under PPV&FR Act 2001, breeders, researcher and farmers rights. Traditional knowledge-meaning and rights of TK holders

Session 10

Convention on Biological Diversity, International treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (ITPGRFA); Indian Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and its salient features, access and benefit sharing

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Present Position Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology, MSSSoA, Centurion University of Technology & Management, Odisha, India Mobile: 9330492088 , E-mail: pradipta.banerjee@cutm.ac.in Education Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), PES College, Bangalore University, Karnataka, India Master of Science (Biochemistry), Vidya Sagar University, West Bengal, India Ph.D. (Soil Sc. & Agri. Chemistry), Visva Bharati University, Birbhum, […]