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

Course Coverage includes topics such as, Introduction to Competition Law and Intellectual Property laws, Interface between Competition law and Intellectual Property Law, Anti-Competitive practices involving IPR, International aspects of Competition law, discussions on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) and their availability on Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory(FRAND) terms, Case based learning.

Course Fees:

  • For students : Rs. 6500/-
  • For Industry Professionals : Rs. 8500/-
  • For Others : Rs. 8500/-

Course Duration:

2 Months

MODULES

Module I – Introduction to the Course

  • Introduction to Competition law
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
  • Intellectual Property Laws and Competition Law

Module II – Competition Law in India

  • Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) Act, 1969
  • 1999: Raghavan Committee on MRTP Act
  • The Competition Act, 2002
  • MRTP act, 1969 and Competition Act, 2002
  • Competition Commission of India

Module III – Anti-Competitive Practices in Regulated Sectors

  • Anti-Competitive Agreements
  • Abuse of Dominance
  • Combinations including mergers and acquisitions
  • Anti-Competitive practices involving IPR

Module IV – International aspects of Competition law

  • This module deals with Competition law in Australia, Canada, Europe, USA, Russia, Brazil, Japan and South Africa.

Module V – Competition law and Intellectual Property Law in Pharmaceutical Sector

  • This module deals with the cases related to pharmaceutical industry with reference to Competition law as well as Intellectual property law.

Module VI – Standard Essential Patents (SEP) and FRAND Licensing

  • Standard Setting organizations (SSOs)
  • What are Essential Patents (EPs)
  • Licensing of EPs and fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms
  • Latest developments in FRAND and SEP litigation

Module VII – Case Studies

  • This module deals with the Case laws in USA, Canada, European Union, UK and India

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