Performing IP Audits for Business Benefits

A company's Intellectual Property (IP) is one of its most valuable assets.  It is important for the company to not only generate intellectual assets but also to protect, commercialize and maintain them efficiently. An IP Audit helps a company develop and devise efficient and effective policies, processes and mechanisms, which will help the company gain optimal commercial benefit from its IP. This course has been designed to help corporates and students understand the need for IP Audits and the process of performing IP Audits in India.

The course gives an introduction to IP audits in India and explains the importance of auditing along with the process and the deliverables of IP auditing. The first chapter: Using IP as business advantages: IP audit as a tool deals with the fundamentals of IP audits in India. The subsequent chapter- Audit for IP systems deals with the Audit process which is then backed by the chapter-  Role of IP audit for gaining business advantage which focuses on the benefits of IP auditing and reasons for the same. The next chapter deals with IP audit and licensing opportunities whereby the role of IP audit in case of IP licensing is elaborated. The course ends with Compliance and IP best practices. At the end of each chapter, there is a list of suggested further readings that can be used by the readers to further enlighten themselves.

All course materials under this course are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Certificate

On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable.

A cheque or DD drawn in the name of M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. may be sent or delivered by hand to the following address:

M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd.
No. 40, I Floor, 3rd Main Road,
J. C. Industrial Estate,
Kanakapura Road,
Bangalore- 560 062.

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Patentability of Biotechnology Inventions

The course gives an overview on the Patentablity of Biotechnological Inventions. The first chapter deals with Biotechnology and Patent Challenges. The subsequent chapters deal  with the law regarding Patentablity of Biotechnological Inventions in the US, Europe and India.  At the end of each chapter, there is a list of suggested further readings that can be used for enhanced knowledge on the subject.

Synopsis
Chapter I         Biotechnology and Patent Challenge
Chapter II        Patentability of Bio tech Invention is US
Chapter III       Patentability of Bio tech Invention is Europe
Chapter IV       Patentability of Bio tech Invention is India


On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable. 

All course materials under Fundamentals of IP by Intellecture are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Business Advantage from Trade secrets


This course attempts to shed light on the fundamental attributes of a trade secret thereby enabling identification of trade secrets present in a business. Various methods of safeguarding the trade secrets with practical examples and factors which one has to consider in order to determine the protection strategy are also dealt with.

The course deals with following topics in detail:
  • Introduction to trade secrets
  • Integrating secrecy and Exclusivity to gain Competitive advantage
  • Validity of Non-compete covenants in India
  • Secrecy Obligations of Employees
  • Reasonable measures for secrecy
All course materials under Business Advantage from Trade Secrets by Intellecture/Sinapse are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Certificate

On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable.

A cheque or DD drawn in the name of M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. may be sent or delivered by hand to the following address:

M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd.
No. 40, I Floor, 3rd Main Road,
J. C. Industrial Estate,
Kanakapura Road,
Bangalore- 560 062.

To pay online, Click here .

Intellectual Property Resources

Intellepedia has created a pool of knowledge which comprises of links to various resources for detailed information on patents, trademarks, trade-secrets, copyrights, IP management, Open Source Software and other aspects of IP.

These resources are in the following forms:
a) Presentations
b) Audio/Video Lectures
c) Handouts
d) Role-plays
e) Quiz, Case studies and so on

These materials are developed by leading IP practitioners and industry experts. The knowledge pool will be updated from time to time and provide answers to a plethora of IP related questions.

The course materials are accessible for free and have been made available under a creative commons non-commercial license. Any person may download and use the materials freely by retaining the attribution notices and links.

Certificate

On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable.

A cheque or DD drawn in the name of M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. may be sent or delivered by hand to the following address:

M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd.
No. 40, I Floor, 3rd Main Road,
J. C. Industrial Estate,
Kanakapura Road,
Bangalore- 560 062.


To pay online, Click here .

Patent Risk Management

Knowledge driven organizations face a number of patent related risks during the stages of conceptualization, development, creation, protection and implementation of an invention. Patent Risks have to be managed with due care in order to avoid any patent related disputes with third party. In this regard, every member who contributes to the intellectual pool of an organisation should be equipped with proper knowledge of Patent Risk Management.

This course has been designed to provide a working knowledge of patent risks, their assessment and mitigatoin and their effective management. The course also delves in detail the techniques of risk management with the help of examples of practical scenarios and application of risk management principles.

Course Objective
This course aims to equip the course taker with a working knowledge of the nuances of patent risks and their effective management.

Course Description
The synopsis of the course is as below:

1. Introduction
2. Assessing Patent Risks
3. Managing patent Risks
4. Problems in the Indian Scenario
5. A reading material  on FTO

Certificate

On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable.

A cheque or DD drawn in the name of M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. may be sent or delivered by hand to the following address:

M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd.
No. 40, I Floor, 3rd Main Road,
J. C. Industrial Estate,
Kanakapura Road,
Bangalore- 560 062.

To pay online, Click here .

Patent Course - NLSIU

Patents are vital for technology companies and play an important role in defining business and market strategies. This course offered by Dr. Kalyan, Nishant and Som Shekar is a part of the PG Diploma in Intellectual Property program offered by NLSIU. The faculty members have made course materials such as power point presentations , video lectures, audio lectures, sample questions, hand outs and role plays available for the benefit of students on online IP courses. The course has been made open and free for any person interested.

The course materials will be very useful for:

PGDIPR students and other patent students;
Patent professionals and corporates; and
Any person interested in patent law.

The course materials are accessible for free and have been made available under a creative commons non-commercial license. Any person may download and use the materials freely by retaining the attribution notices and links.

Intellectual Property(IP) for Business


The value of an asset is measured by its business worthiness. . Intellectual Property enables companies  build business and competitive value through exclusivity.  The IP asset value of a company is generally much higher than its tangible asset value. Though all forms of IP are important, the value associated to a form of IP varies based on the field to which the company belongs. In other words, various species of IP have different  business value in different industries. 

The business value afforded by intellectual property  to a company depends on its IP practices. A company that has a well established IP culture and system will be able to gain better value from IP than one  that does not have such practices. With the objective of maximizing returns from IP, many Indian  companies are today setting up and implementing best practices and mechanisms for IP protection, management and utilization. The recent increase in IP activities brings forth many risks to companies and management of such risks has become an important element of a company's IP activity. This course is aimed at giving an overview of important IP practices to be followed by companies in order to gain value from their IP.

Course Objective 

The objective of this course is to give an understanding of best practices to be followed by companies in order to gain value from IP. The course focuses on some of the  most important steps to be taken by companies.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Course throws light on various best practices to be followed by companies in order to maximize value from IP. It starts with an introduction of various practices and goes on to discuss about inventor incentives, role of IP policy and processes, value of IP audits and IP Risk management. The reading materials in the course provide information about sources that may be consulted  for additional information on best practices.


Certificate

On successful completion of the course if you wish to obtain a certificate from Intellecture, certificate fee of INR 2000 and disbursement fee of INR 472 (no disbursement fee applicable if the certificate is received by hand) are applicable.

A cheque or DD drawn in the name of M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. may be sent or delivered by hand to the following address:

M/S Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd.
No. 40, I Floor, 3rd Main Road,
J. C. Industrial Estate,
Kanakapura Road,
Bangalore- 560 062.


To pay online, Click here .

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