SpicyIP Events: FICCI Online Certificate Courses on Intellectual Property Rights; Register by March 15

We are pleased to announce that registrations have commenced for March 2018 session of IPPro, IPComp and CCIPR courses offered by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The last date for registration is March 15, 2018. For further details, please read the post below:


Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry.


FICCI IPR Division has established an Intellectual Property Education Centre (IPEC) with the objective to impart specialized education in IP field and to develop awareness about IPR as well as to develop a pool of IP skilled professionals. Courses on IPEC are taught by industry leaders and domain experts from top institutions which include assignments, webinars, drafting exercises, online workshops and discussion forums. Courses are pursued by lawyers, IP professionals, government officials and students from all disciplines.

Courses Offered

1. Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property (IPPro):

The IPR Online Course has been introduced with the objective to provide a platform for candidates to gain practical knowledge about Intellectual Property Rights and its importance for innovation and growth of businesses and the economy as a whole. Intellectual property protection also acquires a significant International Law dimension with the adoption of important international treaties such as TRIPS, GATT, Madrid Protocol, PCT etc.

Further, the course provides inclusive knowledge about IPRs, its role in the R&D sector towards evolution and development of Science and Technology and elaborates on the emerging trends in the legal, technical and business issues associated to the IP field. The modules also deal with introductions to Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Designs, Geographical Indications, TKDL, Plant Breeder’s Rights (PBR), Plant Variety Rights (PVR) and Trade Secrets.

Duration: 2 Months

a) For Students: Rs. 5500/-
b) For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 7500/-

To register, please visit FICCI Courses website here.

2. Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights & Competition Law (IPComp):

In recent years, Intellectual Property has spawned a new wave of technological innovations, leading to rapid economic growth and development. As businesses grow and attract competition, the need to understand Intellectual Property, Competition Law and its interface becomes even more important in order to sustain and thrive in the market.

The IPComp course covers fundamentals of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Competition Law, and their significance in distinct sectors including economic expansion and global market.

It enlightens about the different segments of IPR involving Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets, and Layout Designs of Integrated Circuit. It also discusses the role of Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for harmonizing IPR with competition law for innovation encouragement as well as for social and economic welfare.

Duration: 2 Months

a) For Students: Rs. 7500/-
b) For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 9500/-

To register, please visit FICCI Courses website here.

3. Online Certificate Course on IPR and Pharmaceutical R&D (CCIPR):

IPRs (particularly patent rights), are generally understood to have two principal areas of impact in pharmaceuticals. On one hand, there is the issue of pricing and access and on the other hand, there is the issue of R&D incentives. Obviously, these two issues are closely linked, and their interplay presents a series of very difficult economic and policy issues.

Pharmaceutical industry is a research based industry and requires qualified research scientists in huge numbers every year. The growing pharma R&D operations make it very essential that IP concepts and laws must be learned by the pharmacy graduate/post graduate students, pharma professionals and those in research.

Duration: 3 Months

a) For Students: Rs. 10,500/-
b) For Industry Professionals and others: Rs. 12,500/-

To register, please visit FICCI Courses website here.

Key Features of All Courses

• Online Examination
• Downloadable study material (e-books)
• Query resolution by IP experts
• Course content developed by IP experts
• Webinars by experts
• IP Forum
• Online workshops by industry experts

Benefits and Rewards Applicable to All Courses

• Certification on successful completion of the course
• Internship opportunity with FICCI IPR division
• Free participation in all FICCI IP related events
• Toppers to be awarded prize money

Kindly visit the website www.ficciipcourse.in for further information. Please call 18003136160 (Toll free) or write to [email protected] in case of any query.

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