FICCI’s Online IPR Certificate Courses: Register by January 15, 2019

About the organiser

FICCI IPR Division has established an Intellectual Property Education Centre (IPEC) with the objective to impart specialized education in IP field and to develop awareness about IPR as well as to develop a pool of IP skilled professionals.

Courses on IPEC are taught by Industry leaders and domain experts from top institutions which include assignments, webinars, drafting exercises, workshops and discussion forums. Our courses are pursued by lawyers, IP professionals, Government officials and students from all disciplines.

Courses offered


1. Online certificate course on intellectual property (IPPro):


The IPR Online Course has been introduced with the objective to provide a platform for candidates to gain practical knowledge about Intellectual Property Rights and its importance for innovation and growth of businesses and the economy as a whole.

Intellectual property protection also acquires a significant International Law dimension with the adoption of important international treaties such as TRIPS, GATT, Madrid Protocol, PCT etc. Further, the course provides inclusive knowledge about IPRs, its role in the R&D sector towards evolution and development of Science and Technology and elaborates on the emerging trends in the legal, technical and business issues associated to the IP field.

The modules also deal with introductions to Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Designs, Geographical Indications, TKDL, Plant Breeder’s Rights (PBR), Plant Variety Rights (PVR) and Trade Secrets.

Course Duration: 2 Months (Last date for the registration is January 15, 2019)


 For Students: Rs. 5500/
 For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 7500/-

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2. Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights & Competition Law (IPComp):


In recent years, Intellectual Property has spawned a new wave of technological innovations, leading to rapid economic growth and development. As businesses grow and attract competition, the need to understand Intellectual Property, Competition Law and its interface becomes even more important in order to sustain and thrive in the market.  

The IPComp course covers fundamentals of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Competition Law, and their significance in distinct sectors including economic expansion and global market.

It enlightens about the different segments of IPR involving Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets, and Layout Designs of Integrated Circuit. It also discusses the role of Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for harmonizing IPR with competition law for innovation encouragement as well as for social and economic welfare.

 Course Duration: 2 Months (Last date for the registration is January 15, 2019)


 For Students: Rs. 6500/-
 For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 8500/-

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3. Online Certificate Course on IPR and Pharmaceutical R&D (CCIPR):


IPRs (particularly patent rights), are generally understood to have two principal areas of impact in pharmaceuticals. On one hand, there is the issue of pricing and access and on the other hand, there is the issue of R&D incentives. Obviously, these two issues are closely linked, and their interplay presents a series of very difficult economic and policy issues.

Pharmaceutical industry is a research based industry and requires qualified research scientists in huge numbers every year. The growing pharma R&D operations make it very essential that IP concepts and laws must be learned by the pharmacy graduate/post graduate students, pharma professionals and those in research.

Course Duration: 3 Months (Last date for the registration is January 15, 2019)


 For Students: Rs. 9,500/-
 For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 11,500/-

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4. Online Certificate Course on IP Protection & Commercialization (IPProComm):


With technological innovations gaining increasing importance, intellectual property is now considered the real wealth of a nation. This shift of the centre of wealth – from tangible to intangible assets – has redefined the role of IP in today’s economy, making it the most important factor that defines growth and prosperity.

The focus of the course is to help participants understand the relevance of IP in business growth and promotion. This course has been specifically designed to give professionals advanced knowledge and understanding of IP Protection and commercialization.

Briefly, the course modules cover various Intellectual Properties such as Patents, Copyright, Trademark, Geographical Indications (filing, procedure, timelines & protection), significance of IP and international treaties, ways to commercialise IP, types of agreements management of IP portfolios, and benefits of IP audit.

Course Duration: 3 Months (Last date for the registration is January 15, 2019)


 For Students: Rs. 10,500/-
 For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 13,500/-

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Key features of all the courses

 Online Examination
 Downloadable study material (e-books)
 Query resolution by IP experts
 Course content developed by IP experts
 Webinars by experts
 IP Forum
 Online workshops by industry experts


Benefits and Rewards applicable to all courses

 Certification on successful completion of the course
 Internship opportunity with FICCI IPR division
 Free participation in all FICCI IP related events
 Toppers to be awarded prize money



Please call 011-23487477 (Toll free) or write to in case of any query.


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