Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights (IPComp).
This is the Oct-Nov batch and the last date for registrations is September 30.
Objective of Course:
The objective of the course is to make students and professionals learn about complex international legal environment in which multinational corporations and businesses operate. Through several case studies, the course introduces some practical legal concepts, pitfalls and compliances that are needed by today’s businesses to comply with Competition Law, IPRs and their legal linkages
This advance course provides dual benefits of learning Competition Law & IPRs challenges faced by Corporations when they expand in an organic or non-organic manner into new territories, markets and products
Importance of Course:
Any business and legal decision of a modern day corporations are intertwined. As distinction between roles in the office of CEO and General Counsel diminishes, it is important to understand and learn the complex legal environment created due to laws such as IPRs, Competition Laws (Anti-Trust) and their interface.
With opening of Indian markets in almost all sectors, the present course teaches on aspects of how the modern day businesses protect and comply with IPRs and Competition Laws.
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The Conduct of the Online Course would be divided into 2 stages:
Stage 1: Study Material to be provided to students downloadable in PDF file. FORUM to enable participants to raise queries to IP Expert and also to interact with other participants. The queries raised by participants would be responded by IPR Experts.
Stage 2: Online Examination and issuance of certificates.
For students : Rs. 4500
For Industry Professionals : Rs. 6000
For Others : Rs. 6000
Course Duration: 2 Months
Module I – Introduction to the Course
Introduction on Competition and Competition Law
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
Intersection of IPR and Competition Law
Module II – Legal Framework of Competition in India
Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) Act, 1969
1999: Raghavan Committee on MRTP Act
The Competition Act, 2002
Differences Between MRTP Act, 1969 & Competition Act 2002
Module III – Abusive/Anti-Competitive Practices which attract Competition Law
Anti – Competitive Agreements
Abuse of Dominant Position
Combinations including Mergers & Acquisitions
Anti-Competitive Practices Involving IPR
Module IV – Competition Law: International Perspective
Summary of Competition Laws of USA, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Japan
Module V – Synchronization of Patent Law & Competition Law with specific Reference to Pharmaceutical Industry
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