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Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights


Until the development of modern IP regime, protection of inventions and designs was not a common phenomenon. The graduates emerging from the healthcare & pharma, agriculture, food & nutrition and other technology streams lack any training in IPR. Thus, there is a crucial need to develop skills and expertise for filing various IPR applications and for IPR protection. The course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of IPR and enrich the aspirants with the combination of IPR law and management. The course produces the outstanding IP professionals having ability to promptly get absorbed in corporate at managerial level.

This one year diploma programme which will cover IPR theory and patent searching tools, SWOT analysis, CI etc. This programme will facilitate participants to work as IP and patents professionals with MNCs, evolving domestic industries, outsourcing companies, etc. and ready to work as IP professional.

The main goals of this programme are to
● Enlighten the fundamental concepts of Intellectual Property Rights
● Increase the proficiency and aptitude of students and working executives in the matters related to IPR
● To interpret the experience and knowledge gained into practical approach

Programme Structure

Module 1 : General Introduction to Law and Legal System

Module 2 : Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights and its types- Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, etc.

Module 3: Trademark & its Principles- Indian and International aspect

Module 4: Copyright & its Principles- Indian and International Scenario

Module 5: Indian patent laws and jurisdictions

Module 6: International patent laws and jurisdictions- PCT, USPTO, EPO etc

Module 7: Emerging issues in Intellectual Property Rights and infringement law suits

Module 8: Intellectual Property Rights in various industrial domains: Pharma, agriculture, food & nutrition, biotech etc.

Module 9: Tools of Patent searching and analytics

Module 10: Portfolio and Landscape projects

Module 11: Patenting Trends in Food Technology

Module 12: Case studies

Eligibility

Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is twelve months while a maximum of two consecutive years are allowed to complete the course.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare, agriculture & food companies across the globe.

The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Perfetti, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon etc.

Future career prospects

Intellectual property rights are unique in being able to combine law with technology. After completing this programme, participants can go for lucrative career opportunities in various international and national organizations. Being a part of the IPR group offers particularly varied and intellectually stimulating work. Job prospects include working as Patent Analyst / Patent Specialist / Patent Agent or as an IP Consultant. It will open many job opportunities in areas of IPR and patents with MNCs, domestic industries, corporate firms, outsourcing companies (KPOs and LPOs), law firms, universities, government and R&D Institutions. These organizations are constantly looking out for competent professionals to handle the technicalities associated with Intellectual property rights. The professionals can also get excellent jobs in food, agricultural, biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical and allied industries and research laboratories. All these firms have IP that they need to protect, whether it’s their core business or the IP in their product and identity.


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