SEM V Intellectual Property Rights-I – Unit I Class Notes

Introductory Aspects: Overview of the concept of property

Industrial property and non-industrial property

Historical background of IPR

Importance of human creativity in present scenario

Different forms of IP and its conceptual analysis

Patents: Introduction and overview of patent protection

History of Patent protections

What is patent and definition of patent

Object of patent

Scope and salient features ofpatent

How to obtain patent

Product patent and Process patent

Specification – Provisional and complete specification

Procedure for patent applications

Register of patents and Patent Office

Rights and obligations of patentee

Transfer of Patent Rights

Government use of inventions

Biotech patents and patentability of life forms

Infringement of Patents

Offences and Penalties


SEM V Intellectual Property Rights-I – Unit II Class Notes

Trade Marks: Introduction and overview of trade mark

Evolution of trade mark law

Object of trade mark

Features of good trade mark

Different forms of trade mark

Trademark registry and register of trade marks

Property in a trade mark

Registrable and non-registrable marks

Basic principles of registration of trade mark

Deceptive similarity

Assignment and transmission

Rectification of register

Infringement of trade mark

Passing off

Domain name protection and registration

Offences and penalties


SEM V Intellectual Property Rights-I – Unit III Class Notes

Introduction and overview of Cyber Intellectual Property

Intellectual property and cyberspace

Emergence of cyber crime

Grant in software patent and Copyright in software

Software piracy

Trade marks issues related to Internet (Domain name)

Data protection in cyberspace

E-commerce and E-contract

Salient features of Information Technology Act

IPR provisions in IT Act

Internet policy of Government of India


SEM V Intellectual Property Rights-I – Unit IV Class Notes

Geographical Indications: Introduction and overview of geographical indications

Meaning and scope of geographical indications

Important geographical indications of India and their features

Salient features of the Protection of Geographical Indications Act

Protection of geographical indications

Misleading use of geographical indications

Registration of geographical indications

Right to use geographical indications


Remedies against infringement

Role and functions of Registrar of Geographical indication

Conflict between Trade mark and geographical indications


SEM V Intellectual Property Rights-I – Unit V Class Notes

International Convention and Treaties

Paris Convention: Background

Salient features of Paris Convention

Governing rules of Paris Convention

Patent Cooperation Treaty: Background

Objectives of PCT

Salient features of PCT

Madrid Convention: Salient features

International registration of marks

World Intellectual Property Organisation: Background

Salient features WIPO

Organisation of WIPO


UGC Sponsored National Seminar On “Ever Greening Of Patents (Patents V/S Patients)”




  • Ever Greening of Patents.
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  • Health Care And Pharmaceutical Sectors.
  • Access V/S Protection.
  • Judicial Activism And Patent Law.


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