August 09 - August 13, 2021

5-day Certificate e-Course on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Crafted for Students, Scholars, Researchers, Faculties, Professionals, Entrepreneurs & Startup Enthusiasts Organised by GUSEC, Gujarat University, a leading authority on Startup Support, Innovation Management, IPR and Entrepreneurship Development

  • GUSEC, an initiative of Gujarat University, is the leading authority on startup support, innovation development and entrepreneurship awareness
  • GUSEC encourages innovation in people from all walks of life, with initiatives like the Children Innovation Festival, herSTART, STARTfest, and more.
  • GUSEC has, since its inception in 2016, supported over 310 startups, which have created over 1,844 jobs, and INR 21 crore in revenues. 

This Certificate Short Term Training Program (STTP) includes:

  • Live Lectures with domain experts and stakeholders
  • Interactions and dedicated Q/A sessions
  • Learning Resources & essential course material
  • e-Certificate to be issued by Gujarat University and GUSEC

Registration for the course is now closed.

Program Content

The certificate program would encompass the following broad topics over the course of the 5 days, to be delivered by domain experts.

  • Introduction to IPR; local, national & global contexts; role of IP to foster innovation and creativity; types of IPR 
    • Importance of IPR in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Basics of IPR
    • Types of IPR
    • Status of IPR National & Global Laws
  • How to file a patent application and other IPR applications
    • What is a Patent?
    • Types of Patents
    • Procedure to file a patent application [including a demo]
    • Trademark, its classes and filing procedures
    • Copyright, its eligibility and filing process
    • Design application, types and filing process
  • IPR and entrepreneurship; IPR and academia; IPR and industry; leveraging IPR in all these sectors
    • Growing role of IPR in innovation & Creativity
    • Importance of Intellectual Property in various pertinent sectors
    • How to leverage IPR in the said sectors
  • Commercialisation of IPR and IPR strategies for startups & SMEs; how to technology transfer
    • Various IPR Strategies for startups
    • How to commercialise your Intellectual Property.
    • Importance of Technology Transfer
  • Case studies and future of IPR
    • Landmark IPR Cases 
    • How will IPR impact the future of Innovation? 

Registration Closed

Registration for the course is now closed as of August 6, 2021


Please feel free to direct your questions to our Programs Team at the below mentioned coordinates:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +91-79-2630-8576

Our teams usually reply to emails within 48 working hours. Our telephone lines are operational on all working days between 11 AM and 6 PM.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long is this course?

The program is a 5-day online course, which will help Students, Researchers, Scholars, Faculties, Professionals, Entrepreneurs & Startup Enthusiasts in gaining in-depth knowledge in Intellectual Property Rights.

Will the sessions last all day?

No, the program has been designed to be conducted 2 hours every day between August 9th – August 13th

How will I get the certificate?

After the conclusion of the program, you will receive an e-certificate on your email. More information will be shared in the last session on 13th August.

Who would conduct the training?

The sessions will be conducted by leading experts in Intellectual Property Rights

How would the training be conducted?

The training will be conducted using an online communications platform such as Zoom or its equivalent.

Who should attend this?

This program is ideal for students, faculties, professionals, startup enthusiasts and open to anyone interested.

Is there a fee to attend this FDP?

Yes, there is a fee of Rs 750 to attend this 5-day online course.

What if i change my mind or cannot attend the program?

In case you change your mind or cannot attend the program, you can cancel your registration and get Rs. 715 refunded to your original source of payment. You can request cancellation until 12 noon on August 6, 2021. You can request cancellation and refund by writing to [email protected].

How do I pay the fees?

You can pay the fees online using a Credit Card, Debit Card, Netbanking, UPI, Wallet Payments, etc. by clicking on the “Register Now” button on this webpage i.e.

My payment has declined, what should I do?

If you are unable to pay, kindly use a different mode of payment i.e. credit card, debit card, netbanking. If the issue doesn’t get resolved, email us on [email protected] or call us at +91-79-2630-8576 during working hours.

Can I pay the fees offline?

Please email us at [email protected] or call us at +91-79-2630-8576 during working hours for offline payment options.

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