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