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LAW541:INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

L:5 T:1 P:0 Credits:6

Course Outcomes: Through this course students should be able to

• Interpret the provisions of Intellectual Property Laws

• Compare the protection under different intellectual property laws.

• Apply the provisions for protecting intellectual property at international level.

Unit I
Introduction of Intellectual Property Rights : origin and development of
intellectual property, concept of corporeal and incorporeal property, meaning and
concept of different kinds of intellectual property, TRIPS Agreement
Unit II
The Copyright Act,1957 : subject matter of copyright (S.13), authorship and
ownership (S.17), term of copyright(S. 22-29), assignment-licensing, registration of
copyright (S.44), infringement of copyright (S. 51-53A), remedies for infringement,
Eastern Book Company v. D.B. Modak (2008) I SCCI, R.G.Anand v. Deluxe Films,
(1978) 4 SCC 118
Unit III
The Designs Act, 2000 : registration of designs (S. 3-10), copyright in registered
designs ( S. 11-20), legal proceedings (S. 22-23), Bharat Glass Tube Ltd. v. Gopal
Glass Works Ltd. AIR 2008 SC 2520
Unit IV
The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act,
1999 : Darjeeling tea case study, turmeric case study, kinwoo case study, procedure
for and duration of registration (S. 11-19), infringement of registered geographical
indication, basmati rice case study
Unit V
The Patents Act, 1970 : patentable and non patentable inventions, patent
registration process, restoration of lapsed patents (S.60-62), surrender and
revocation of patents (S.63-66), infringement of patents (S.104-115), patent
drafting, Novartis AG v. Union of India(2013) 6 SCC 1, F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd. v.
Cipla Ltd. (2012) 52 PTC 1(Del)
Unit VI
The Trade marks Act, 1999 : Registration and conditions for registration (S. 3-17),
Procedure for and duration of registration (S. 18-26), Effect of registration (S. 27-
36), assignment and transmission (S.37-45), infringement of a registered trade
mark, difference between infringement and passing off, remedies for infringement,
Tata Sons Ltd. Vs. The Advanced Information Technology Association Case No.
D2000-0049 WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Cadila Health Care Ltd. v. Cadila
Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (2001) 5 SCC 73, AIR 2001 SC 1952

Text Books:

1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW by P NARAYANAN, EASTERN BOOK COMPANY

References:

1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW- AN INTRODUCTION by T.K. BANDYOPADHYAY,


SAURABH BINDAL, EASTERN BOOK COMPANY

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS by BARE ACTS, UNIVERSAL LAW PUBLISHING


CO. PVT. LTD

3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN INDIA by V K AHUJA, LEXISNEXIS


BUTTERWORTHS WADHWA

4. THE LAW OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS by SIV SAHAI SINGH, DEEP &
DEEP PUBLICATIONS PVT. LTD.

5. LAW RELATING TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY by DR. B. L. WADEHRA,


UNIVERSAL LAW PUBLISHING CO. PVT. LTD

6. AN INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS by J P MISHRA,


CENTRAL LAW PUBLICATION

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References:

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY by W.R. CORNISH, UNIVERSAL LAW PUBLISHING CO.


PVT. LTD

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