Introduction to Intellectual Property - I


(inclusive of all taxes)


  • 5+ learning hours of content suited for self learning
  • Watch practical learning videos created by experts
  • Benefit from an adaptive virtual classroom environment
  • Sharpen your skills with application-based exercises
  • Get certified at nominal cost


Acquire a comprehensive understanding of intellectual property laws and intellectual property rights – one of the largest and fastest growing areas of the law. This course will give you a thorough conceptual understanding of the major intellectual property rights, that is, copyrights, trade marks, and patents. This course will also deliver practical knowledge about the various remedies and defences available in relation to the infringement of these rights in India.

What you will learn?

  • Rights protected, subject matter, authorship, and term of copyright under the Copyright Act, 1957
  • Understand infringement of copyright and fair use
  • Understand moral rights and broadcast rights
  • Learn about the protection of trade marks
  • Learn about registration and infringement under the Trade Marks Act, 1999
  • Understand the patent protection regime and registration of a patent
  • Explore the concept of compulsory licensing

What do you need?

  • A basic understanding of procedural law and contracts will be useful before taking this course
  • This course is generally recommended for senior law students and legal professionals
  • Other than that, a standard Internet/data connection along with a computer/laptop/smartphone/tablet is enough to get you started!

Exam and certification

In addition to unit wise practice exercises, this course offers a Course Completion Test (CCT). To qualify for the CCT, a learner has to complete more than 90% of the course. The CCT is conducted online to provide maximum flexibility to the learner. Based on the results of the CCT, a learner will be given a certificate, which is recognised by various employers in the legal industry.



  • 1. Introduction- Meaning, Nature, and Evolution of Intellectual Property Rights

  • 2. Scope and Rationale of Intellectual Property Rights

  • 3. Understanding the Fundamentals of Copyright

  • 4. Rights, Infringement, and Fair Use in Copyright

  • 5. Understanding the Fundamentals of Trade Marks

  • 6. Registration, Use, and Infringement of Trade Marks

  • 7. Understanding the Fundamentals of Patents

  • 8. Registration, Term, and Infringement of Patents


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