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.
In order to provide a much-needed learning platform for researchers, business entities, legal professionals & students, FICCI in association with RGNIIPM* has embarked upon this Online Certificate Course on IP Protection & Commercialization.
*RGNIIPM: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management, Nagpur, established by the Government of India with the purpose of training, management, researching, and providing education in the field of Intellectual property in India.
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), the significance of IP and international treaties, ways to commercialise IP, types of agreements management of IP portfolios, and benefits of IP audit.