Introduction to industrial property law and litigation


This course targets personnel of enterprises with substantial intellectual property, IP lawyers, notaries public, judges, prosecutors, bailiffs, exceptional law graduates, etc. The objective of the course is to provide various professionals with an in depth understanding of intellectual property rights and to provide them with the skills necessary to support their organisations and clients to manage their intellectual property rights effectively.

Language: English & French

Duration: 3 months

Tutored: Yes

Cost: € 450

Certificate: Yes


This course shall consist of the modules listed below, and at the end of each module candidates shall be tested:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Module 2: Trademark Law
  • Module 3: Geographical Indications
  • Module 4: Industrial Designs
  • Module 5: Patent Law & Utility Models
  • Module 6: Integrated Circuits
  • Module 7: Protection of New Plant Varieties
  • Module 8: Copyright & Related Rights
  • Module 9: Unfair Competition
  • Module 10: Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions & Genetic Resources
  • Module 11: Cybersquatting
  • Module 12: International Treaties & International & Regional IP organisations
  • Module 13: IP & Development
  • Module 14: IP Litigation & Landmark Cases