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

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is conducting an Online Certificate Course on IPR and Pharmaceutical R&D (CCIPR). The objective of the Course is to provide the platform to understand the working of pharmaceutical industry, its business models, research, regulatory aspects and its relevance with respect to intellectual property rights. The duration […]

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Master’s in Intellectual Property Law :Opportunities

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), School of Law , in association with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia has launched a first of its kind Master’s Programme in Intellectual Property Law (MIPL). A two year Master’s programme which is India’s only Master’s programme in Intellectual Property law, shall be delivered and managed by Rainmaker, […]

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Patenting Public-Funded Research for Technology Transfer

ICRIER Working Paper No. 244 Patenting Public-Funded Research for Technology Transfer: A Conceptual-Empirical Synthesis of US Evidence and Lessons for India January 2010 by Amit Shovon Ray Sabyasachi Saha The question of protecting intellectual property rights by academic inventors was never seriously contemplated until the introduction of the Bayh-Dole Act in 1980 in the US. […]

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Glaxo to share malaria drug data

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will release 13,500 malaria drug candidates into the public domain as part of its ‘open innovation’ agenda, it announced on 20 January 2010. Chief executive Andrew Witty outlined the company’s strategy for increasing its intellectual property flexibility and altering its business model to tackle neglected tropical diseases. “We’re trying to identify […]

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Online Certifications from WIPO Worldwide Academy

WIPO Worldwide Academy offers following Online Certifications * General Course on Intellectual Property (DL-101) [March 1 to April 19, 2010] Summary: This course covers the main areas of intellectual property, namely copyright, related rights, patents, trademarks, geographical indications, industrial design, plant breeders’ rights, unfair competition and international registration systems. * Patent Information Search (DL-318E) [March […]

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Advanced Patent Drafting Workshop Being Organised by CII

Confederation of Indian Industry & Andhra Pradesh Technology Development and Promotion Center is organizing an Advanced Patent Drafting Workshop on Patent Drafting & Technical Skills (Better Training, Better Writing and Better Patents) Date: 5-6 October 2009 Venue: National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad 500 407 Fee Structure per delegate: Rs. 5000/- […]

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Conference on Recent Trends in Patinformatics

Conference on Recent Trends in Patinformatics 9-12 December 2009 Organized by: Society for Information Science (SIS) and CSIR’s Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP) Venue: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India What is Patinformatics? Patinformatics is newly emerging science, which involves analyzing set of patent data to discover relationship and trends which would […]

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CENTAD Conference on Compulsory Licensing and Access to Patented Knowledge

One-Day Preliminary National Consultation on Access to Patented Knowledge Organized by: Centre for Trade and Development (Centad), New Delhi Topic: “Patents and Platform Technologies: Understanding Implications for Research and Development in Malaria and Tuberculosis” Date: 9th September 2009 (Wednesday) Venue: Magnoria Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, commissioned […]

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