Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law
Protect your research and inventions by pursuing the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Virtual Classroom
Mode of Delivery Video Based
IIT Kharagpur is a confluence of multidisciplinary courses, a growing centre of entrepreneurship as well as academic and corporate research. It aims to provide comprehensive education, help students sharpen their professional skills and obtain the best expertise in science, law, technology and management while developing innovative skills to execute the projects in their respective fields.
The Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur is provided by Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law. This course aims to shed light upon the interdisciplinary approach between the field of Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law. It has been designed to provide the learners with an insight into Intellectual Property Laws with a focus on patents. This course will give the learners a detailed knowledge about the role of patents in the world of biotechnology.
They will understand the stages of patents, when protection of invention/research can be initiated, the long term benefits of patents and how IPR is helpful for entrepreneurship. They will be capable enough to understand what can actually be patented, the complexities arising around patents and protect their novel research/invention.
- Online learning
- Short term course
- IIT Kharagpur alumni status
- 6 Days Programme
- Certification by IIT Kharagpur
Course and certificate fees
Fees payable for the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur details is given below:
- Students have to make a fee payment of Rs. 1500 + 18% GST
- Faculty members need not pay any amount
- All the industry persons and non-AICTE faculty have to pay Rs. 2500 + 18% GST
Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur Fees Details
Rs.1500/ + 18% GST
For Faculty members from the AICTE-QIP approved Institutions
For non-AICTE faculty and Industry person
Rs.2, 500/ + 18% GST
Candidates who are working as faculty members in institutes that are AICTE-QIP approved or are Research Fellows, Postdoc Fellows, PHD Students, Biotech personnel or Life sciences personnel can apply for this programme.
Candidates should have completed a Master’s degree in Biotechnology/Microbiology/Lifesciences or any other related area in order to pursue the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur.
Certification Qualifying Details
Participants who complete the entire programme will get the certificate of completion.
What you will learn
After the completion of the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur the candidates will learn:
- The fundamental concepts of IPR
- Understanding the filing procedure
- Learning about Biotech invention
- Understanding the issues related to biotech patents
- Expertise in patents
Filling the form
Candidates who want to pursue Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur can follow the steps given below:
Step1: Candidates have to visit the official URL for the courses.
Step2: Select the How to Apply option.
Step3: Candidates have to sign up and verify their email before they can proceed further.
Step4: After their account has been made, they have to log in and fill in their profile details.
Step5: Candidates have to select the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course from the dashboard and select Apply Now.
Step6: An e‐mail by the Principal Coordinator/ Convenor/ Organiser will be sent to the shortlisted applicants informing them about the payment procedure and the registration link once the shortlisting has been confirmed.
Introduction to different types of IPR
Legal and ethical issues related to biotech patents
Patent application and IPR
Bio-entrepreneurship Patentability of Biotech inventions
Biotech Invention: Nature and Scope
Biotechnology and other forms of IPR
Claims and concept of Freedom to Operate in Biotech area
How it helps
The Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur is an opportunity for researchers to understand patents and safeguard their research/inventions. The online learning will make it viable for participants to learn at a flexible pace. This course will enable the participants to avoid ignorance and misinformation regarding patents in the field of biotechnology.
The participants will benefit vastly in their research career. It is expected that after the completion of this course the participants will have thorough knowledge to deal with the workings of intellectual property rights for their new research/inventions. The participants will be proficient enough to assess the need for protection for their technology and develop an approach to meet those needs while dealing with any challenges faced during the same. They will have the required conceptual as well as empirical knowledge which is likely to give the participants an advantage over other professionals.
Dr. Niharika S Bhattacharya an assistant professor and Dr M. Padmavati a Professor at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law are the coordinators for the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur.
If the participants have any query regarding the course they can email the coordinators on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. They can contact the office officials on 03222284872.
If due to some technical reason the transaction fails and the amount is debited from the account, kindly do not pay again. Wait for the last transaction to settle. The amount can be refunded or credited to the IITKGP account.
Signing up is a one-time process for applying through the online registration portal. Participants can apply for other programmes using the same ID and Password.
In order to set up their profile, candidates have to provide their personal and educational information. They are also required to upload a clear picture of themselves along with their signature.
After the successful completion of the Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course, a course certificate will be provided to the participants by IIT Kharagpur.
Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law course by IIT Kharagpur is an AICTE-QIP Sponsored Short Term Course. The course will be approximately 7 days long.