A property generated by a person using its intellect is called as Intellectual Property. The rights given by government to such person over this property are termed as Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). It is a wide concept and includes intellectual activities in fields such as industrial, literary, scientific and artistic. Copyright, trademark, patent, geographical indications, performers’ rights, broadcasters’ rights are few such IPRs. These properties are protected by law and any unauthorized reproduction and use of such properties without permission of IP holder amounts to serious offence. Understanding, recognizing and respecting such rights is of utmost importance.


    Objectives of the Course –

    The course aims to provide the following:

    •             basic knowledge on the various branches of Intellectual Property Law

    •             holistic understanding of the legalities of Intellectual Property Rights

    •             discuss contemporary issues in Intellectual Property Laws

    •             understanding intricacies involved in drafting filings for Intellectual Property registration

    •             analyzing steps of development of Intellectual Property

    Course Modules

    Module 1: Understanding the IP Ecosystem

    Module 2: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

    Module 3: Protection of Intellectual Property 

    Module 4: Enforcement of Intellectual Property

    Module 5: Strategic Issues in Commercialization of IP

    Module 6: Intellectual Property Licensing and Franchising

    Module 7: Intellectual Property Management Issues

    Module 8: Brand Management and Commercial Opportunity

    Module 9: Risk Management

    Module 10: Intellectual Property Valuation

    Module 11: Intellectual Property Valuation Methodologies & Case Studies

    Module 12: Anti Competition Issues

    Module 13: Compliance Issues in a Borderless Economy

    Module 14: Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Rights 

    Module 15: Supplemental Material


    Training Format: 

    • All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform

    • Students should commit approximately 5-6 hours of their time per week

    Materials Provided: 

    Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


    In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.

    Duration of course – 6 months


    Courses Fees € 800

    To register for course, please contact:

    Online Training Coordinator

    Africa Institute for Project Management Studies

    Email: info@africadevelopmentresources.org

    Website: www.africadevelopmentresources.org