Intellectual Property Rights

IPR – Intellectual Property Right – IPR main acts are –
a. Trade Marks Registration – ( Trade Mark Act ,1999 ) :-

i. Type of Trade marks in India .
ii. Registration Procedures .
iii. Classification & Jurisdictions for filling of trade mark .
iv. Trade Mark rules ,2002 .
v. WIPO and WTO association regards TRIPS agreement .
vi. Objection for registration under class 9/11/12.
vii. Offence – Passing off & Infringement .
viii. Remedies for protection – Civil, Criminal & Administrative.
ix. Case Studies , litigation & Examination .

b. Copyright Registration – ( Copyright Act , 1957 ) :-

i. Type of copyright – Artwork , Literature , Audio ,video , photo , album & software .
ii. Procedure for registration of copyright .
iii. Right of author , creator & Publisher .
iv. Offence – Passing off & Infringement .
v. Remedies for protection – Civil, Criminal & Administrative.
Case Studies , litigation & Examination .
vi. Term of Copyright .
vii. Transfer of ownership , deed of assignment .

c. Design Registration – ( Design Act , 2000 ) :-

i. Design registration of article , shape configuration .
ii. Litigation of design under Passing off & infringement .

d. Patent Registration – ( Patent Act , 1970 ) :-

i. Introduction and History of Patent system in India .
ii. Conditions for Patent – Novelty , uniqueness and unpublished document .
iii. Type of Patent – Product and Process Patent .
iv. Procedure for patents Registration .
v. Information and undertaking regarding foreign applications
vi. Provisional and complete specifications
vii. Search for anticipation by previous publication and by prior claim .
viii. Drafting of Patent .
ix. Branches of Patent- Mechanical , civil , chemical , Biological , medical and other .
x. Claims .
xi. Legal Remedies – Civil , Criminal and Administrative .
xii. Penalties and offence .

e. Indian Geographical Indication Act :-

i. Introduction , history .
ii. Procedures for registration .
iii. Litigation .