Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights (IPComp).
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.
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.
Course Coverage includes topics such as, Introduction to Competition Law and Intellectual Property laws, Interface between Competition law and Intellectual Property Law, Anti-Competitive practices involving IPR, International aspects of Competition law, discussions on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) and their availability on Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory(FRAND)terms, Case based learning.
The Conduct of the Online Course would be divided into 2 stages: