Exam Pattern

No. of Questions : 45

Duration : 90 minutes

No Negative Marking

50% questions will be from General IPR Concepts (Patent, Design, Trademark, Copyrights, Geographical Indicators, Industrial Design and Trade Secrets)

25% questions will be from logical thinking, reasoning and general science & technology

25% questions will be from story based case studies on IPR

No. of Questions : 45

Duration : 90 minutes

No Negative Marking

 

IP Regime: Overview of IP laws in India

Invention and Innovation

Patentability Criteria

Inventions not Patentable in India

Difference between Research Articles/Papers and Patents

International IP Regime : WIPO, WTO, Major Agreements (GATT, Hague & TRIPS),  Major Conventions on IP(Paris, Berne, Madrid), PCT

Procedure for filing of Patents, Copyright, Designs, Geographical Indications and Trademarks

Basic questions from Patents, Copyright, Designs, GI, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Semiconductor Layout, Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights

Story-based case studies related to IPR

Aptitude, Reasoning & General Questions on Science & Technology

No. of Questions : 60

Duration : 120 minutes

No Negative Marking

 

IP Regime: Overview of IP laws in India

Difference between Research Articles/Papers and Patents

Prior Art Search

International IP Regime : WIPO, WTO, Major Agreements (GATT, Hague & TRIPS),  Major Conventions on IP(Paris, Berne, Madrid), PCT

Procedure for filing of Patents, Copyright, Designs, Geographical Indications and Trademarks

Basic questions from Patents, Copyright, Designs, GI, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Semiconductor Layout, Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights

Famous case studies based questions related to IPR

Landmark Patent Cases

Understands the basic concept of drafting patent specifications including claims.

IP Valuation and Management