|Intellectual Property: Introduction, Protection of Intellectual Property Copyright, Related Rights, Patents, Industrial Designs, Trademark, Unfair Competition|
Information Technology Related Intellectual Property Rights
Computer Software and Intellectual Property-Objective, Copyright Protection, Reproducing, Defences, Patent Protection.
Database and Data Protection-Objective, Need for Protection, UK Data Protection Act, 1998, US Safe Harbor Principle, Enforcement.
Protection of Semi-conductor Chips-Objectives Justification of protection, Criteria, Subject-matter of Protection, WIPO Treaty, TRIPs, SCPA.
Domain Name Protection-Objectives, domain name and Intellectual Property, Registration of domain names, disputes under Intellectual Property Rights, Jurisdictional Issues, and International Perspective.
Patents (Ownership and Enforcement of Intellectual Property)
Patents-Objectives, Rights, Assignments, Defences in case of Infringement
Copyright-Objectives, Rights, Transfer of Copyright, work of employment Infringement, Defences for infringement
Trademarks-Objectives, Rights, Protection of good will, Infringement, Passing off, Defences.
Designs-Objectives, Rights, Assignments, Infringements, Defences of Design Infringement
|Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights – Civil Remedies, Criminal Remedies, Border Security measures.|
Practical Aspects of Licencing – Benefits, Determinative factors, important clauses, licensing clauses.
Basic Concepts of Technology and Law : Understanding the Technology of Internet, Scope of Cyber Laws, Cyber Jurisprudence
Law of Digital Contracts : The Essence of Digital Contracts, The System of Digital Signatures, The Role and Function of Certifying Authorities, The
Science of Cryptography
Intellectual Property Issues in Cyber Space: Domain Names and Related issues, Copyright in the Digital Media, Patents in the Cyber World.
Rights of Netizens and E-Governance : Privacy and Freedom Issues in the
Cyber World, E-Governance, Cyber Crimes and Cyber Laws
Information Technology Act 2000 : Information Technology Act-2000-1
(Sec 1 to 13), Information Technology Act-2000-2 (Sec 14 to 42 and Certifying authority Rules), Information Technology Act-2000-3 (Sec 43 to 45 and Sec 65 to 78), Information Technology Act-2000-4(Sec 46 to Sec 64 and CRAT Rules), Information Technology Act-2000-5 (Sec 79 to 90), Information Technology Act-2000-6 ( Sec 91-94) Amendments in 2008.
At least 8 case studies should be presented on various topics covering the entire syllabus.
B1: Download (Unit I)
B2: Cyber Law Simplified by Vivek Sood, Tata McGrawHill (Unit V: Chapter 7)
B3: Guide to Cyber Laws by Rodney Ryder, Wadhwa Publications, Nagpur.
(Unit II: Chapter 4, 5, Unit V: Chapter 1, 4)
B4: Licensing Art & Design by Caryn R. Leland, Allworth Press (Unit IV)
B5: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications by Dr. B. L. Wadhera (Unit I, II, III, IV)
B6: Download (Unit VI)