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Diploma in Intellectual Property

This free online course on IP helps develop a working knowledge of the basics of patents, copyrights and trademarks.

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This free online course Diploma in Intellectual Property gives detailed explanation of the types of intellectual property. Copyright describes the rights creators have to their artistic and literary works. Patents are exclusive rights granted over an invention or industrial process, and they protect against unauthorized use of the product. Trademarks are signs that are meant to be used in commerce as they distinguish one company's goods.

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Description

This free online course on Diploma in Intellectual Property starts with a brief introduction to IP. Intellectual property is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect. There are many types of intellectual property, and some countries recognize more than others. The most well-known types are copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.

The course shall give a brief overview of the IP landscape in India. It shall also dwell into the role of IP in the modern intangible economy. There has been rise in the intangible economy especially in the last few decades. The protections that IP rights offer give people a way to benefit financially from or earn recognition for their creations. The right balance between creator interests and the interests of the wider public fosters an environment in which innovation and creativity flourish.

Next we will learn about types of IP. Copyright describes the rights creators have to their artistic and literary works. Patents are exclusive rights granted over an invention or industrial process, and they protect against unauthorized use of the product. Trademarks are signs that are meant to be used in commerce as they distinguish one company's goods or services from those of other companies. Trade secret laws are designed for the protection of sensitive business information. This course can be offered as a generic elective subject under the Choice Based Credit System in universities. 

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Modules

Basics of Intellectual Property

Intangible Economy

Patents - Part 1

Patents - Part 2

Trade Marks

Copyright

Diploma in Intellectual Property - First Assessment

Confidential Information

Enforcement and Remedies

Managing Intellectual Property

Managing Intellectual Property at Universities

Intellectual Property in Creative and Entertainment Industries

Diploma in Intellectual Property - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:


  • Explain the basics of intellectual property.
  • Identify how intangible rights work in an intangible economy.
  • List the process of registration of patents in India.
  • Outline the duties of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
  • Distinguish between trade mark and business.
  • Discuss the history of copyright law.
  • State and explain types of confidential information and its requirements.
  • Discuss how enforcement of intellectual property rights can happen.
  • Distinguish between IP laws and competition laws.
  • State the importance of intellectual properties for universities.
  • List three major forms of piracy in India.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

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