Introduction

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights (IPComp).

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.

Introduction

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has started Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights (IPComp).

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.

Course Coverage

Course Coverage includes topics such as, Introduction to Global Competition Laws (Anti-Trust), Competition Laws in India, Main Features of Indian Competition Law, IPRs for Businesses, Common Goals of IPRs and Competition Laws; Conflict between IPRs and Competition Law; Resolving conflict between IPRs and Competition Laws; Resolving conflicts for Patents, Trademarks, IPR Licensing, Model Contracts, Case Studies.

Course Methodology:

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.

Training Materials


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

 

Module VI - Case Studies

  • National
  • International

Eligibility/Who should Pursue

  • Students from Law stream
  • Lawyers
  • Professionals from Industry
  • Student pursuing Company Secretary Course

Course Fees :

  • For students : Rs. 5500/-
  • For Industry Professionals : Rs. 7000/-
  • For Others : Rs. 7000/-

Course Duration: 2 Months

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