OPY352 Syllabus - Ipr For Pharma Industry - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OPY352 Syllabus - Ipr For Pharma Industry - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OPY352

IPR FOR PHARMA INDUSTRY

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To provide the basic fundamental knowledge of different forms of Intellectual Property Rights in national and international level.
• To provide the significance of the Intellectual Property Rights about the patents, copyrights, industrial design, plant and geographical indications.
• This paper is to study significance of the amended patent act on pharma industry.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

9

Introduction, Types of Intellectual Property Rights -patents, plant varieties protection, geographical indicators, copyright, trademark, trade secrets.

UNIT II

PATENTS

9

Patents-Objective, Introduction, Requirement for patenting- Novelty, Inventive step (Non- obviousness) and industrial application (utility), Non-patentable inventions, rights of patent owner, assignment of patent rights, patent specification (provisional and complete), parts of complete specification, claims, procedure for obtaining patents, compulsory license.


UNIT III

PLANT VARIETY-TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE –GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

9

Plant variety- Justification, criteria for protection of plant variety and protection in India. Traditional knowledge- Concept of traditional knowledge, protection of traditional knowledge under Intellectual Property frame works in national level and Traditional knowledge digital library (TKDL). Geographical Indications – Justification for protection, National and International position.

UNIT IV

ENFORCEMENT AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF IPR

9

Introduction – civil remedies – injunction, damage, account of profit – criminal remedies – patent, trademark. Practical aspects – Introduction, benefits of licensing, licensing of basic types of IPR, licensing clauses of IPR. Case studies of patent infringement, compulsory licensing, simple patent license agreements.

UNIT V

INTERNATIONAL BACKGROUND OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

9

International Background of Intellectual Property- Paris Convention, Berne convention, World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT).

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

Course Outcome: The student will be able to
C1 Understand and differentiate the categories of intellectual property rights.
C2 Describe about patents and procedure for obtaining patents.
C3 Distinguish plant variety, traditional knowledge and geographical indications under IPR.
C4 Provide the information about the different enforcements and practical aspects involved in protection of IPR.
C5 Provide different organizations role and responsibilities in the protection of IPR in the international level.
C6 Understand the interrelationships between different Intellectual Property Rights on International Society

TEXT BOOKS:
1. N. Nagpal, M. Arora, M.R.D. Usman, S. Rahar, “Intellectual Property Rights” Edu creation Publishing, New Delhi, 2017.
2. The Patents Act, 1970 (Bare Act with Short Notes) (New Delhi: Universal Law Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd. 2012.
3. B.S. Rao, P.V. Appaji, “Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceutical Industry: Theory and Practice”, 2015.

REFERENCES:
1. Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, & Biotechnology-Fundamentals of Global Law, Practice and Strategy. Philip W. Grubb, Oxford University Press, 2004.
2. Basic Principles of patent law – Basics principles and acquisition of IPR. Ramakrishna T. CIPRA, NLSIU, Bangalore, 2005
3. S. Lakshmana Prabu, TNK. Suriyaprakash, “Intellectual Property Rights”, 1st ed., In Tech open access, Croatia, 2017.

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