Career as a Patent AgentPATENT AGENT EXAM 2012 (JANUARY- MARCH 2012)
Intellectual property rights are rights granted for creations of the mind. Intellectual property rights are exclusive rights granted to individuals or organizations for intangible assets such as, artistic works, inventions, symbols, words, phrases and designs.
Intellectual property is a subset of intellectual assets that are legally protected. Patents, Trademarks and copyrights are the three major intellectual property.
Patents Excludes others Extended to the fromA Government owner of an making, using, or grant invention selling the invention includes the right valid for 20 years to license others
Who are Patent Agents• In India, a person registered to practice before Indian Patent Office is called a "Registered Patent Agent" or simply "Patent agent".• Indian Patent Office conducts a qualifying examination for patent agent registration yearly
Eligibility For writing the exam• an Indian Citizen• 21 years of age• Must be a science Graduate Or• Engineering Graduate
What Do Patent Agents Do?• Partner with engineers, project managers and the Chief - - Technology Officers to create, identify, document and evaluate ideas for new patent applications to protect company assets• Lead the invention disclosure process by guiding employees, drafting claims, developing applications that protect current and future products in support of outside counsel
• Conduct patentability analysis, perform prior art searches, conduct state of the art patent searches and assist engineers to research the patent landscape and product development.• And much more Interesting Responsibilities
Patent Agent Exam• Conducted by Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Govt. of India)• Paper I – Patent Act and Rules• Paper II- Drafting and interpretation of Patent specification and other documents• Viva Voce• Should get minimum 50 in all three papers and total should be180 and above
Career Prospectus• Corporate houses : involved in decision making activities and also contribute to creating corporate policies.• Law firms• KPO• Government agencies and think tanks : are one of the most prolific employers of IPR attorneys.• Universities and Independent Research Organizations• Faculty at Law schools
Who Are We?• The Institute of Patent Attorneys, India (IPAI)• Founded in 2005• By K. Radhakrishnan Nair, Advocate & Patent Agent of “Nairs Worldwide IPR Services”, a leading IP Law Firm• Serves as a Center of Excellence in Teaching, Training and Research in Patent Laws. 11
Mr. Radhakrishnan Nair• Has more than 20 years standing in his profession.• Is an Expert in Indian, EU, US and Japan Patent Laws.• Filed Several International Patent applications.• Trained Hundreds of Attorneys.• Visiting Faculty for Patent Laws, Department of Biotechnology, NSIT University of Delhi.
PATENT AGENT TRAINING COURSE, FOR 2012 EXAMINATION. (JANUARY-2012- MARCH 2012)• TRAINING MODE:- Correspondence with Class Room Training• Class Room training at New Delhi,• In New Delhi we are conducting 30 hours Class Room Training, Regular batch and Week End batch.• Class Room training at Bangalore.• 30 hours Class Room Training, Regular batch only.
• Class Room training at Chennai, Hyderabad.• Local Class Room Training shall be conducted at Chennai/ Hyderabad, if sufficient candidates are enrolled from the above centers.• Class Room training at Mumbai, Pune & Kolkata.• Local Class Room Training shall be conducted at Mumbai/Pune and Kolkata,• if sufficient candidates are enrolled from the above centers. 14
The Course will Comprise of• Introduction to Intellectual Property rights.• The Patent Act and Rules.• Patent Specification Drafting and other documents & Interpretation.• COURSE CERTIFICATE“PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN PATENT LAW & PRACTICE” 15
PLACEMENT SERVICES• Institute of Patent Attorneys Shall provides 100% Placement assistance those who successfully cleared the Patent Agent Examination Conducted by the Controller of Patents 16
Rs.15, 000/- (Rupees fifteen thousand only) Fee should be paid by cash or by DD drawn in favour of “The Institute of Patent Attorneys” (IPA), India, payable at New Delhi. or
OR Transfer to our Account: A/c Name: INSTITUTE OF PATENT ATTORNEYS (IPA) ,INDIA A/c No. 1022-101-1000781 ORBC0101022. Oriental Bank of Commerce Sector-10, Dwarka, Delhi- 110 072
Fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances. Fee should be paid by cash or by DD drawn in favour of The Institute of Patent Attorneys (IPA), India, payable at New Delhi. The candidates are to apply directly to the Controller of Patents, paying the prescribed fee for the registration to appear for the Patent Agent Examination 2011.
INSTITUTE OF PATENT ATTORNEYS (IPA) ,INDIA. Ist Floor, D-999, Ramphal Chowk, Sector-7, Dwarka , New Delhi-110 077. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org M: 09810395199.