Introduction to Trademarks and Copyright
Learn about intellectual property rights such as trademark and copyright and how to register a trademark in this course.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online Trademark and Copyright course starts with an explanation of what a trademark is and how is it used. You will also learn about the importance of a trademark, as they are used to identify or distinguish goods and services that are used in business. Next, the course discusses international arrangements on trademarks which are protected and regulated by trademark law. Every trademark needs to be unique and distinctive from other trademarks.
The next topic in this course covers the registration of trademarks. You will learn how to distinguish trademarks that are registered and trademarks that are not registered, as well as how to use trademark law to protect a trademark holder and file a trademark infringement suit. Furthermore, this course will teach you about copyrights, what they are and how are they regulated.
Finally, the course will discuss the origin of copyrights and the copyright laws, as well as how they were established in the world and how they are incorporated in the country of India. You will also learn what the symbol C within a circle is, and what is it used for. This training course is for anyone who is interested in improving their knowledge about intellectual property rights such as trademarks and copyrights.Start Course Now
Trademarks - Learning Outcomes
Case Study and International Arrangements
Trademarks in India
Trademarks - Lesson Summary
Copyright - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Copyright
Origin and Evolution of Copyright
Copyright in India
Subject Matter: Rights and Infringement
Copyright - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Distinguish between trade mark and business.
- Discuss how brands communicate information with regard to a product using frozen dessert market as a case study.
- Describe the international arrangements on trade marks.
- Explain the laws that govern the trade mark laws in India.
- Explain briefly what copyright is.
- Discuss the history of copyright law.
- State the criteria for protection of a copyright.
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