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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Intellectual Property Rights

Objective : The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Intellectual Property Rights conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of Patent System, Copyright, Trademark System, Industrial Designs and Geo-indications, WIPO, GATT, WTO, TRIPS, IPR Innovations, Science and Technology. There is a growing demand of professionals in the fields of GATT and WTO protocols, agricultural IPR, plant varieties, biodiversity, medicinal plantation and scientific research for optimising the use of biotechnology and bio medical engineering besides nanotechnology.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline

Duration : 2 years

Award : Master of Science (M.Sc.) with specialisation in Intellectual Property Rights shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year :
IPR and its General Regime
Patent System, Law and Policy
Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Law
Trademark System, Law and Policy
Industrial Designs and Geo-indications

Subjects : Second year :
IPR Protection : Global & Local Scenario
IPR, Innovations, Science and Tech.
IPR and other Related Issues
Master’s Thesis

Careers in Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) refer to a number of distinct types of creations of the mind for which a set of exclusive rights are recognised. Under the intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets such as musical, literary and artistic works, discoveries and inventions, words, phrases, symbols and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, patents, trademarks, industrial design rights, and trade secrets in some jurisdictions. M.Sc. (IPR) Degree holders may practice or work with firms.

Total Fee : Rs. 28,150

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 28,150 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. – ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur – 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 300 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master’s Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master’s Thesis at the end of second year.