WIPO’s General Courses on IPR [Free]: Register by May 16, Nov 30 #HighlyRecommended

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva is one of the 15 specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN).

WIPO offers many distant learning programmes on IPR. The general courses available for registration are mentioned as follows:

WIPO’s General Course on Intellectual Property

This course builds on the concepts presented in the Intellectual Property Primer course.

It provides a more in-depth view of the fundamentals of IP law and is considered as indispensable to pursue more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law.

Eligibility: This course is open to individuals who are/will be employed in the field of administration of intellectual property rights; those seeking general knowledge of IP; and those who generate various forms of IP and seek a deeper understanding of the effective management and protection of IPRs.

Registration: 08-Apr-2019 – 16-May-2019. Register by May 16.

Course: 17-May-2019 – 29-Jun-2019

Exam: 28-Jun-2019 – 29-Jun-2019

Venue: Online

Language: English

Duration: 55 hours

Tutored: Yes

Certificate: Yes

Cost: Free of charge

Course administrator: DL101e.academy[at]wipo.int

Editor’s note: Please mention Lawctopus when you register for any of the WIPO courses.

WIPO’s IP Panorama (for SMEs)

This course covers the fundamental aspects of intellectual property (IP): copyright and related rights, trademarks, patents, geographical indications, and industrial designs.

It also covers contemporary issues impacting the IP field such as new plant varieties, unfair competition, enforcement of IP rights and emerging issues in IP.

The content and methodology of all “General Primer” courses are structured to complement self-directed learning. As such, participants are able to review course material at their own pace.

Eligibility: This course is open to all individuals seeking to obtain a general overview of the fundamentals of IP. The course is specifically for small and medium enterprises.

Registration:  15-Jan-2019 –  30-Nov-2019. Register by Nov 30.

Course:  15-Jan-2019 –  30-Nov-2019

Venue: Online

Language: English

Duration: 20 hours

Tutored: No

Certificate: No

Cost: Free of charge

Course administrator: welc[at]wipo.int

Editor’s note: Please mention Lawctopus when you register for any of the WIPO courses.

 

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WIPO’s Primer on Intellectual Property

This course covers the fundamental aspects of intellectual property (IP): copyright and related rights, trademarks, patents, geographical indications, and industrial designs.

It also covers contemporary issues impacting the IP field such as new plant varieties, unfair competition, enforcement of IP rights and emerging issues in IP.

The content and methodology of all “General Primer” courses are structured to complement self-directed learning. As such, participants are able to review course material at their own pace.

Registration: 15-Jan-2019 – 30-Nov-2019

Course: 15-Jan-2019 – 30-Nov-2019. Register by Nov 30.

Venue: Online

Language: English

Duration: 3 hours

Tutored: No

Certificate: No

Cost: Free of charge

Course administrator: DL001.academy[at]wipo.int

Editor’s note: Please mention Lawctopus when you register for any of the WIPO courses.

WIPO’s Introduction to the Patent Cooperation Treaty

The course provides an introduction and general overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), an international system that facilitates the acquisition of patents on a global scale.

The course was developed by WIPO specialists on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), using the pedagogical and distance learning methodology of the WIPO Academy.

Self-assessment tools are strategically placed throughout the course to measure your understanding and progress. In addition to the course material, links to specific reference documents are provided, such as legal texts and other official WIPO documents.

The content and methodology of all “General Primer” courses are structured to complement self-directed learning.  As such, participants are able to review course material at their own pace.

Registration: 15-Jan-2019 – 30-Nov-2019. Register by Nov 30.

Course: 15-Jan-2019 – 30-Nov-2019.

Next Exam: 15-Jan-2019 – 30-Nov-2019

Venue: Online

Language: English

Duration: 4 hours

Tutored: No

Certificate: Yes

Cost: Free of charge

Course administrator: pct.training[at]wipo.int

Editor’s note: Please mention Lawctopus when you register for any of the WIPO courses.

 

For full details and registrations for all the courses, click here.

 

 

This post was first published on: 10 Apr 2019

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