Hybrid Mode: Admissions are Open for Post-Graduate Diploma Programme In AU, Visakhapatnam

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam invites applications for admission into Post-Graduate Diploma Programme for the academic year 2024-2025. The course would be offered in collaboration with M/S Novel Patent Service Private Limited, Visakhapatnam.

Course Name: Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights

  • Mode:Hybrid (Online + Offline)
  • Duration: 1 year
  • No. of Seats: 60 
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Eligibility: Graduate in any stream

Course Fees: Rs.10,000 for Full-Time students. Rs.15,000 for Others.

Last date for online application: 15-06-2024

The course shall comprise of 2 Semesters with 9 courses (including one Research Project) with each paper holding 4 credits including reading, assignments, Q&A, evaluation, and project work. Each semester duration would be 15 weeks

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  • Provide high-quality education and hands-on training encompassing all aspects of intellectual property rights, including patents, industrial designs, trademarks, copyrights, and geographical indications.
  • Cultivate the skills to analyse technical-legal decisions in intellectual property through effective oral and written communication, presentation of legal discussions, and professional training.
  • Develop the ability to file different types of intellectual properties and offer insightful advice to clients.
  • Impart advanced and comprehensive knowledge in intellectual property rights, enabling successful graduates to confidently pursue careers as IP experts, educators, executives, consultants, or researchers.

In the dynamic landscape of India’s burgeoning economy, renowned for its extensive scientific and technical talent pool, the need for robust Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infrastructure is paramount. Despite standing among the top five nations globally, India grapples with a stark disparity in generating Intellectual Property Rights and establishing a significant global footprint in cutting-edge technology development and brand recognition. This deficiency is glaringly reflected in our low standing on the Global Innovation Index (GII), Patent Filings and their Commercialization. The primary impediments to India’s success in the realm of IPR stem from a lack of awareness, a shortage of proficient IP professionals, and a dearth of facilities offering high-quality education and training in this critical domain.

Intellectual property, with its intricate structure and myriad challenges, necessitates a nuanced understanding. This course seeks to address these challenges by contextualizing intellectual property law within the broader realms of law, legal practice, and business. Throughout the program, students
will delve into mastering the intricacies of this discipline, gaining expertise that extends beyond the academic realm to encompass practical applications in the professional landscape. The curriculum is meticulously designed to align with the contemporary demands of intellectual property law and practice, affording students the opportunity to specialize in specific niches within the industry.

With the rich experience of the DPIIT-IPR Chair, Centre for IPR, Andhra University in the area of IP education and Training, the Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights offered, comprehensively covers all substantive intellectual property regimes. To ensure the utmost relevance and excellence, the course is crafted and delivered through a collaborative effort between distinguished academics and seasoned practitioners. Emphasizing a holistic approach, this program aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complexities of intellectual property in the ever- evolving global landscape.

INDUSTRY COLLABORATION: The course would be offered in collaboration with M/S Novel Patent Service Private Limited, Visakhapatnam.

Interested candidates may pay the prescribed fee as per the details given below through RTGS/NEFT/UPI.
Account Name: IPR Chair Professor SPRIHA
Account No.: 39962935680
Bank Name: State Bank of India
Branch: Andhra University, South Campus, Visakhapatnam
IFSC Code: SBIN0000772
Fee Particulars: ₹ 10,000/- for full-time students
₹ 15,000/- for others (Convocation fee will be charged separately as per the University Rules)

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Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, Andhra University Computer Centre, Ground Floor, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, 530003, India.
Email: auiprdiploma@gmail.com, 

Main email: iprchair@andhrauniversity.edu.in
Phone: +91-08912844989, +91-9599229217

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