FREE Short Term Course Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law | 4th -10th February, 2019 @ IIT Kharagpur

AICTE-QIP Sponsored 

Short Term Course Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law 

4th -10th February, 2019

Organized by 

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law
IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India-721302

Course Content 

The course will cover following modules: 

 Introduction to different types of IPR 
 Biotech Invention: Nature and Scope 
 Patentability of Biotech inventions 
 Patent application filing procedure 
 Claims and concept of Freedom to Operate in Biotech area 
 Legal and ethical issues related to biotech patents 
 Biotechnology and other forms of IPR 
 Bio-entrepreneurship and IPR 

Eligibility for Participation 

 Faculty members from the AICTE-QIP approved Institutions 

Minimum Qualification: Master’s Degree in Biotechnology/Lifesciences/Microbiology or any related area 

How to apply 

 All candidates should apply online by clicking “APPLY for CE Events” under EVENTS section in the IIT Kharagpur web-portal or directly at “” 
 Click on How to Apply at the top the page. 
 Follow the instructions given there for signing up and editing your profile. 
 Scroll down to the course “Short Term course on Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Law”. 
 Click on the “Apply Now” Button and follow point no. 6 mentioned in the instruction page available at the How to Apply link. 


 Number of seats: 30 (Selection on “First come first served” basis ) 

Financial Assistance from IIT Kharagpur 

 Course Fee: Nil 
 Participants from AICTE-QIP approved institutions will be reimbursed to and fro railway fare via shortest route (proof of journey / ticket needed) limited to maximum AC 3-tier from their institutes and free lodging and boarding in the Visveswaraya Guest House (VGH) during course period. 

Connectivity Kharagpur is an important railway junction and is well connected to all parts of the country by rail service (SER). Numerous local & express trains are available from Howrah. The Institute is approximately 5 kms from the Kharagpur railway station. Rickshaws auto-rickshaws and taxis are available from the railway station. 

Important Dates 

 Closing of online registration : 15th January, 2019 
 Announcement of shortlisted candidates : 20th January, 2019 
 Commencement of course : 4th February, 2019 
 End of course : 10th February, 2019


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