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