Free Online certificate course from WIPO Geneva on IPR

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  • DL101E20S3

    • Registration :  08-Jul-2020 –  16-Aug-2020
    • Course :  27-Jul-2020 –  21-Sep-2020
    • Next Exam :  20-Sep-2020 –  21-Sep-2020


his course builds on the concepts presented in DL-001 – Intellectual Property Primer. It provides a more in-depth view of the fundamentals of IP law, and is considered as indispensable to pursue more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law.


The DL-101 course is comprised of the following modules and final exam:

  • Guide to Studying the Course
  • Module 1: Introduction to IP
  • Module 2: Copyright
  • Module 3: Related Rights
  • Module 4: Trademarks
  • Module 5: Geographical Indications
  • Module 6: Industrial Design
  • Module 7: Patents
  • Module 8: Unfair Competition
  • Module 9: WIPO Treaties
  • Module 10: Protection of New Varieties of Plants
  • Module 11: Introduction to Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Genetic Resources
  • Module 12: IP and Development
  • Module 13: Summary and Discussion on Intellectual Property Rights
  • Final Exam

Self-assessment tools are strategically placed throughout each module to assist participants with gauging their respective levels of knowledge and progress, as well as their ability to apply the concepts and facts presented within the course.

Academic support is provided throughout each module by experienced tutors who are expert practitioners in the field of IP.

Final Exam and Certificate

The final exam for this course is comprised of a series of multiple choice questions. A fixed amount of time is allocated for participants to complete and submit the exam on-line. Participants are contacted regarding modalities for accessing the final exam approximately one week prior to the deadline for completion of the DL-101 course.

Participants who pass the DL-101 final exam are awarded an electronic certificate of course completion.


This course is open to individuals who are/will be employed in the field of administration of intellectual property rights; those seeking general knowledge of IP; and those who generate various forms of IP and seek a deeper understanding of the effective management and protection of IPRs.

Basic Information

  • Venue : Online
  • Language : English
  • Duration : 55 hours
  • Tutored : Yes
  • Certificate : Yes
  • Cost :  Free of charge
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Current session


  • Registration :  08-Apr-2020 –  31-May-2020
  • Course :  11-May-2020 –  06-Jul-2020
  • Next Exam :  05-Jul-2020 –  06-Jul-2020

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free certificate course on IPR from WIPO Geneva

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PCT_101E – DL101PCT Distance Learning Course: Introduction to the Patent Cooperation Treaty

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  • Venue : Online
  • Language : English
  • Duration : 4 hours
  • Certificate : Yes
  • Cost :  Free of charge
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The DL101PCT course provides an introduction and general overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), an international system that facilitates the acquisition of patents on a global scale.

The course was developed by WIPO specialists on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), using the pedagogical and distance learning methodology of the WIPO Academy. Self-assessment tools are strategically placed throughout the course to measure your understanding and progress. In addition to the course material, links to specific reference documents are provided, such as legal texts and other official WIPO documents.

The content and methodology of all “General Primer” courses are structured to complement self-directed learning.  As such, participants are able to review course material at their own pace.


The DL101PCT course is comprised of fourteen modules:

  • Module 1: What is the PCT?
  • Module 2: Why Use the PCT?
  • Module 3: Preparing the PCT Application
  • Module 4: Filing the PCT Application
  • Module 5: PCT Electronic Services
  • Module 6: Patent Agents and Common Representatives
  • Module 7: International Search Report and Written Opinion of the ISA
  • Module 8: International Publication
  • Module 9: International Preliminary Examination
  • Module 10: Entry into the National Phase
  • Module 11: Special International Phase Procedures
  • Module 12: Procedures for Inventions in the Field of Biotechnology
  • Module 13: Access by Third Parties to the File of a PCT Application
  • Module 14: PCT Outlook

Final Exam and Certificate

This course is entirely self-study. An electronic certificate may be generated upon successful completion of the course quizzes.


This course is open to any individual wishing to obtain a general understanding of the PCT system.

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Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights by ISIL, JIII and APIC

WHEN: 22nd December, 2012
WHERE: The Indian Society of International Law, V.K. Krishna Menon Bhawan, 9, Bhagwan Dass Road, New Delhi – 110001
ORGANIZER: Jointly organised by Indian Society of International Law, Japanese Institute of Invention and Innovation and Asia Pacific Industrial Property Centre
THEME: Intellectual Property Rights with special emphasis on Patents
REGISTRATION FEE:  Rs 500/- is the registration fee for this Seminar. Payment to be made by a Demand dDaft in favour of Indian Society of International Law, payable at New Delhi.

For registration form and contact details, kindly visit the following link:

Click to access invitation_letter_registration_form-22-12-12.pdf