This specialization provides a unique opportunity to understand the interplay between Intellectual Property and new technologies. It is vital for legal practitioners to comprehend the nuances of the Indian intellectual property regime within the global context, so that effective legal strategies can be developed to aid corporate entities to conduct cross-border transactions with zero or minimum risks. It is equally necessary to understand the relevance and importance of evolving intellectual property rights jurisprudence in other jurisdictions, such as in the United Kingdom, European Union and the United States.
The JGLS LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law offers a cutting-edge curriculum developed in conjunction with leading academics, IP experts, industry professionals and enforcement officials. Courses will focus on the legal, regulatory, political, ethical, and economic challenges, thus providing a multidimensional approach towards intellectual property rights and technology law. Classroom experience will be augmented with a series of research and professional conferences on contemporary IPR and technology law topics organized.
LL.M. in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law is a 28-credit programme including core, foundational and elective courses. All students must complete the required credits in order to receive the LL.M. degree. As a compulsory requirement, LL.M. students need to write a dissertation of 10,000 – 12,000 words. Students are allowed to take a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 electives.
|CORE COURSES ( 3 & 2 CREDITS)||ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS)||ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS)||ELECTIVES FROM OTHER STREAMS (2 OR 4 CREDITS)|
|Legal Research Methodology||Music and Copyright||Advance Intellectual Property Rights||Standard Essential Patents and Antitrust Concerns|
|Law and Justice in a Globalizing World||Information Technology, E-commerce & Cyber Law||Global Pharmaceutical Regulation||Commercial Contract Drafting|
|Comparative Public Law and Systems of Governance||Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights||Interface between Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law||A Practitioner’s Approach to Competition Law in India|
|Biotechnology Law||Intellectual Property Management||Entertainment Law International Investment Law International Trade Law|
|Foundational Course in Intellectual Property Law||Copyright in the Digital Age||Commercial Contract Drafting|
|EU and Approaches to New Technology||A Practitioner’s Approach to Competition Law in India|
|Dissertation (5 credits)|
The electives mentioned above are merely indicative and may vary from year to year depending on the availability of faculty members, their research interests, and the number of students opting for an elective course. It may not be possible to offer every course listed above. With permission, it is possible to take up to two modules external to your programme, as optional choices.