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Advanced Certification in Patent Filing and Prosecution (33% Discount for First 500 Enrollments)

Course Summary

Fees : Rs 1,499/-(including all taxes)
Duration : 2 Months
Next Batch : September 01, 2019
Effort : 2-3 Hours per Week

Last Date to Apply
September 17, 2019

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Total Enrollments : 502 Students

About this course

Did you know? About 40,000 Patent Applications are filed in India every year. This offers abundant work opportunities for lawyers with expertise in this niche segment.

This Course enables you to study the fundamental principles involved in Patent law with a special emphasis on the practical aspects such as patent filing and prosecution. It aims to provide you with an advanced knowledge of the substantive as well as procedural dimensions of the Patent regime in India, and of the place and role of Patent Law in domestic, regional and international contexts.

This course is perfect for people embarking on a career in Patent law and its practice. It is designed and taught by senior practitioners from the IP field and represents a unique opportunity to develop a fully rounded understanding of Patent rights, their role in society and their impact on global economics and development.

The Course curriculum has been specifically designed from scratch keeping in mind the requirements of IP profession as well as the needs of the candidates planning to venture out into the area of Patent law. The programme covers all the major facets of Patent law practice in India, including prior-art and freedom to operate searches, drafting patentability opinion and patent specifications, patent filing and prosecution, pre-grant and post-grant opposition, compulsory licensing as well as key aspects of litigious and non-litigious Patent law practice and procedure.

After completion of this Course in addition to the Course Completion Certificate, you will also get a Recommendation Letter, which will not only add immense value to your Resume, but will also give you a distinct professional edge in this competitive job market. We also guarantee internships to Top 5 performers of every six months (starting from January) or 100% of their money back.

Career prospects for graduates from this Certificate Course include positions as patent lawyers in top IP firms, patent assessors, litigators, counsellors in intellectual property, licensing managers, and more.

Early Bird Offer


We are pleased to announce our Early Bird Offer for this course, in which we are offering a discount of 33% to the first 500 Enrollments in the batch!

Simply use the Ref. Code: PT33 in the Enrollment Form to unlock the offer. If you still want to learn more about how to enroll in our courses and claim discounts, please Click Here.

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What you will learn

  • In-depth theoretical and practical background about Patent law practice in India.
  • How to draft patentability opinion?
  • How to conduct prior art searches?
  • How to draft patent specifications?
  • How to register and prosecute Patents in India?
  • Patentability of Software & Biotechnology related inventions.
  • Procedure involved in pre-grant and post-grant opposition.
  • Nuances involved in Patent Litigation.
  • Infringement Issues in Patents.
  • Practical patent portfolio development strategies for corporates in India.

Meet the Faculty

Recommended Background

Degrees in science, engineering and other technical qualifications are not mandatory requirements to join this Course. However this program is specially recommended for:

  • Law students and Legal Professionals with a technical background;
  • Engineers, Businessmen and Entrepreneurs desirous of specialising in Patent law;
  • Domain Experts, Research Scholars, Teachers and Professors.

Special Features of this Course

  • Internship Guarantee in prominent Law Firms and Companies to Top 5 performers in this Course.
  • A Recommendation Letter will be issued to all the successful students of this Course to increase their chances of being hired by top legal employers in India.
  • This Course has been designed after extensive consultation with prominent names in the IP Profession. The cumulative work experience of the Advisory Board involved in designing the Course is more than 150 Years.
  • All lectures under this Course are delivered by practicing professionals having considerable experience in the field of Patent law.
  • At regular intervals, students will also be able to attend Live Sessions with the Faculty Members for clarification of their doubts and queries.
  • We don’t follow the outdated evaluation system used in most law schools, which at best assess the memory power of students. We want to test the ability of the candidates to apply what they have learnt. Which is why, during the Assessments and Examinations students are allowed and even encouraged to use relevant books and the internet. Our Evaluation System actually attempts to simulate the experience of working in an IP law firm or as an in-house IP Counsel
  • All Assignments and Examinations can be submitted online through our proprietary Learning Management System (LMS). Students are not required to attend any Physical or Contact Classes.

Examination Pattern and Certification

In order to receive the Certification, Participants need to complete the whole Course and score at least 50% marks in Final Examination.

The questions in the Final Examination will be a combination of subjective and multiple choice questions (single answer and multiple answers). Participants will be given two hours in toto to attempt the Final Examination. However, every question in the Examination will have a fixed allotted time period, within which the Participant will have to submit the answer for that particular question. The surplus time in attempting any question will not be carried forward to other questions.

If there is some error with the internet connection or the computer Participant is using, he / she will be able to resume the Examination from the same question at any later point of time. However, this feature can only be availed up to three times by Participants.

Unlike typical examinations, the Final Examination at the end of this Course will not be conducted on a fixed date, time or place. Final Examination will be online and can be taken by the Participants from anywhere. First Attempt of the Final Examination can be taken on any date between 1st and 2nd Month from the Start of the Batch as per their convenience.

The results of the Examination will be communicated to the Participant within one week of the successful completion of the Final Examination.

If the Participant gets more than 50% marks in this attempt, he/she will be awarded with a certificate of completion of the Course.

If the Participant fails to clear the examination in first attempt, they will be provided with two more attempts. The link to second attempt will be available to Participants immediately after the link of First Attempt expires i.e 2 Months from the starting date of the Batch. The second attempt will be available to Participants for a period of next 15 Days. Similarly, the Participants will also get a Third Attempt, the link if which will be activated 2 Months and 15 days from starting of the Batch and will be available to the Participants for a period of next 15 days. Thus, Participants will have access to this Course for 3 Months in total and will have three attempts to pass the Final Examination, which can be available to them as per the Schedule mentioned above.

The Certificate of Completion of course will be sent to the Participants by E-mail.

Syllabus

  1. Introduction and Historical Backdrop (including Paris Convention, TRIPS and PCT System
  2. Basic Concepts / Definition
  3. Type of Patent Applications (including Patent of Addition)
  4. Patentable Inventions (with Case Studies)
  5. Prior Art Search – Need and procedure (Hand on exposure using free and paid data bases. Drafting patentability opinion, patent mapping, Landscaping, FTO, Invalidity , infringement analysis etc.)
  6. How to Draft Patent Specifications?
  7. Patent Application Filing Procedure (Detailed Procedure with practical understanding including publication and examination of Application)
  8. Representation & Pre grant Opposition including Case Studies
  9. Anticipation
  10. Secrecy of Invention
  11. Grant of Patent and Post Grant Formalities
  12. Rights of Patentee
  13. Amendment of Application and Specifications
  14. Restoration of Lapsed Patents
  15. Post grant Opposition
  16. Freedom to Operate Searches – Need and Procedure
  17. Patent of Addition
  18. Compulsory Licensing, Use of Inventions for Govt. Purposes & Revocation
  19. IPAB: Jurisdiction and Procedure in Patent Cases
  20. Infringement of Patent (including types of Infringement & Claim construction)
  21. Remedies for Patent Infringement
  22. Patent Litigation
  23. Geographical and PCT Strategies
  24. Issues Pertaining to Section 3 in reference to India (with focus on 3d and 3k)
  25. Recent court decision and learning take away (including Erricsson vs. Xiaomi/Micromax)
  26. Patent Portfolio Development Strategies for Corporates in India
  27. Transactions related to Patents (Licensing, Tech Transfer etc. and Drafting skills involved in drafting such agreements)

Detailed Syllabus: Click Here

Sample Lecture


FAQs


Q. What will be the nature of course offered?

The Course offered by us will be completely online in nature.


Q. Is there any requirement of physical or contact classes?

Participants are not required to attend any Physical or Contact classes.


Q. Can I take this course from anywhere?

Yes, Participants can take this course from anywhere. They just need to have a computer and working internet connection.


Q. Do I have to attend the lectures at a particular time?

All the contents related to the Course will be available online and the Participants can attend the lectures anytime convenient to them. However, on periodic intervals Live Sessions will also be conducted by Faculty Members, dates for which will be announced in advance. If the Participants miss any Live Session, they can still watch the recorded version of the same.


Q. If I have examinations or internships and I am not able to attend the Lectures for few weeks then how can I make up for missed lectures?

All Courses offered by us are self-paced and they can be accessed by the Participants as per their convenience. If any Participant lags behind for few weeks, they can easily makeup with very little extra effort.


Q. Can I enroll for more than one Course?

Yes, Participants can enroll for as many courses as they like. As there is very little effort required for the course per week, they can easily handle more than one course.


Q. What is the complete admission process?

Participants first need to register themselves on the website and then they can enroll into different courses by clicking on the ENROLL NOW button. If the course is paid, Participant will receive an e-mail with detailed payment instructions.

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Q. What are the modes of payment for the course?

The payment can be made by the Participant by the means of Pay U Money(your payment will be coverd by Pay U Money Buyer Protection), Online Transfer (NEFT), demand draft/Cheque or by physical deposit of money in the concerned account.


Q. What browsers are suitable to visit Fusion Law School’s website?

Our website works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer (version 9 and above).


Q. Can I access the course on smartphone or tablet computer?

At this time, our website does not fully support access with mobile devices. While most of the components of your courses will function in a mobile browser, some contents may have some problem. Thus, it is best to access the Courses offered by us using a Personal Computer.


Q. What is the mode of teaching or the teaching methodology followed in this course?

After enrollment, Participants will be allowed to use our Proprietary Online Learning Management System (LMS), wherein they will have access to Video lectures, reading material, Notes, Standard drafts prepared by our Faculty Members. After every Module, Participants have to attempt or submit the Assignments or Quizzes. Participants also have an opportunity to attend Live Sessions conducted from time to time (on Saturdays or Sundays) for clarification of their doubts and queries.


Q. What is the procedure related to Examination and Issue of Certificate?

After the completion of the course, Participant will be required to take an online examination, which will be a combination of multiple choice questions and subjective questions. The Participants who score the minimum marks required to pass the examination will then be provided with a certificate (digital or physical depending on the course).


Q. If I do not pass in the exam in first attempt, can I take the examination again?

Examination link will be available to Participants for a period of time. If the Participant is unable to clear the examination in their first attempt, the next examination link will be available as soon as the first link expires. Participants can take re-attempt after the new link is activated. However, Participants need to clear the examination in total of three attempts.