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Nalsar Proximate Education is recognized by Nalsar University of Law. The Institute is located in Shameerpet, R.R.District, Hyderabad

P G Diploma in Patents Law

NALSAR Pro offers a quality diploma programme in Patents Law to meet the Professional needs.

Course structure-

Module I - Introduction to IPR & Patents

I. Understanding Intellectual Property Rights
• Introduction
• History of Patent Protection
• Rationale behind Patent System

II. An Overview of the IPR Regime

• The Industrial Property System
• Patents
• Trademarks
• Copyrights
• Industrial Designs
• Layout Design of Integrated Circuits
• Undisclosed Information - Trade Secrets

III. Definition and Content of Patents System

• Definition of Patents
• TRIPS Definition
• Various kinds of patent systems
• Inventions and invention excluded from patentability
• Process and product patent
•Acquiring a patent
• Method of getting a patent
• Patent specification
• Patent claims

IV. Enforcement of Patents

• Term of a patent
• Working of a patent
• Compulsory Licensing
• Licenses of right
• Obligations of a Patentee

V. Exploitation of Patents.

• Rights of the Patentee
• Infringement & remedies
• Literal Infringement
• Infringement by Equivalents – Doctrine of equivalents.
• Defences to Infringement.

VI. Abuse of Patents

• Statement on Working of Patents
• Voluntary Licensing & Compulsory Licensing
• Licences of Right
• The Concepts of meeting “Reasonable requirement of the public at reasonable cost –
• Revocation of Patents

Module II - Patenting in India

I. Legislations and Salient Features

• Indian Patents Act 1970
• Patent Amendment Act 2005
• WTO TRIPS - Indian Legislation

II. Patent Search

• Patent Offices in India
• Patent Information and Databases
• Search methods/tools
• Patent Information Centres
• Advantages of patent search
• International Patent classification Patent search

III. Procedures for Patent Applications

• Patentability
• Exclusions from Patentability
• Acquisition of patents
• Preparation of Patent Specification
• Patent Office procedure
• Construction of patent claims

IV.Drafting of Patents

V.Patent Infringement

Module III - American & European Patent Regimes

I. US Patent Regime
• Title 37 CFR
• Patentability
• Utility
• Novelty
• Non obviousness
• Patent specification – Best Mode

II. European Patent Regime
• European patent convention
• Patentable inventions in European Patent systems
• History of the Broad Definition of Patentability
• Final form of European Patent system Development of EPO Practice in Relation to Software Industries

III. Business Model Patents - Biotech Patents

IV.Software Patents

V.Patentability of Life Forms

Module IV - International Treaties/Conventions on IPR

I. Paris Convention
• Background
• Salient features of Paris Convention
• Governing Rules of Paris convention
II. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
• Background
• Salient features of WIPO
• Organization of WIPO
III. World Trade Organization
• Evolution of WTO
• Organization of WTO
IV. TRIPS Agreement
• Background
• Salient Features of TRIPS
• TRIPS and Indian IPR
• TRIPS and PARIS Convention – a comparison.
V. Patent Co-operation Treaty
• Background
• Objectives of PCT
• Salient features of PCT

VI.Budapest Treaty

VII.Convention of Bio-Diversity

VII.Madrid Agriment


1Opinions of Patentability
2Preparation of Patent Specifications
3Patentability of Software & Biotechnology related inventions
4Licences of Right
5Infringement Issues in Patents

Contact address

Nalsar proximate education,
Nalsar University Of Law
Justice City, Shameerpet
Hyderabad - 500 101.
Phone: 040-23498402/404; Fax: 040-23498403
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