The certificate course in fundamentals of patents focuses on sensitizing the candidates about the various forms of IP with special emphasis to patents. The course also includes key topics such as how to assess a new idea and proceed with patent filing and significance of technology acquisition and its utilization, pricing and the steps involved in technology transfer.
Key topics covered
Module 1: Introducing Intellectual Property Rights
Module 2: Inventions that cannot be patented in India
Module 3: Relevance of IPR in academics & industry
Module 4: Assessment of new idea, its patentability and patent filing procedure
Module 5: Technology transfer & commercialization
Pre-requisites to register for the course: Candidate must be pursuing a degree in Science or Engineering
Assessments: 1 final online assessment at the end of the course
Job prospects: Value-add for candidates aspiring to word in R&D departments of companies.