Centre for Off-Campus Learning (OCL)
In India, GIIP has been the pioneer in IP education and its instructor-led training programs have set new benchmarks in IP education in the country. The programs have also been recognized to be at par with global standards.
Today, in a world which is constantly on the move, a natural extension to the instructor-led training programs is the GIIP Off-Campus Learning (OCL program). The program is meant for those who wish to gain skills in IP and opt for a potential career in this field. It is also for those who want to get an edge over their peers while looking for a more lucrative career or better growth in their own respective field.
The OCL program empowers you to learn at your convenience, from the location of your choice. Making this a reality is GIIP’s online learning system which facilitates constant interaction with trainers and mentors.
The OCL program offers a wide and growing range of general and specialized capsules on all aspects of intellectual property (IP) and its management. The curriculum covers the practices and laws of the US, Europe and India jurisdictions. It provides practical insights supported by illustrations, case studies and exercises that simulate scenarios commonly faced by midsize to large enterprises handling IP issues. It is a self-paced learning environment and allows you to learn at ease without the restrictions of a traditional classroom.
As a participant of the OCL program, you get:
• Workbooks for each course
• Video or audio lectures by GIIP faculty
• Access to all webinars for a full year
• Opportunity to interact and learn from experienced practitioners
The OCL program is designed for working professionals, corporate teams and students.
For working professionals, the OCL program can accelerate career growth or offer unparalleled opportunities for a rewarding new career. If you are a student, the OCL program offers you an edge in the job market and prepares you for a career in this exciting and highly rewarding IP industry.
Some of the highlights of the OCL program are:
• Skill development program
• Case study based learning pedagogy
• Unlimited interactions with practitioners of international repute
• Content prepared by practitioners from US, EP and India
• Helps you prepare for the Patent Agent Examination conducted by the Indian
Patent Office (IPO) and the Patent Bar Examination conducted by the US Patents & Trademark Office (USPTO)
• Learn at your own pace
• Continue working while you further your education
• Save on time and expense of travel
• Earn course credits and transfer them to obtain the Post Graduate Diploma in
Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Management offered by GIIP or to any
other Certification program offered by GIIP
An IP professional is required to perform a multitude of tasks and should be well-versed with both scientific and legal concepts (IP related). An IP professional can be conducting patent and prior art searches, which actually involves searching all the patented and non-patented literature, filing patents, drafting patent applications at the patent office, prosecuting patents at the patent office, litigating at court, conducting trademark searches, managing IP portfolio, etc.
Our program participants are finding a wide range of employers for a multitude of roles. On completion of the OCL certification program, participants are hired as Patent Engineer, IP Analyst, IP Associate Attorney or IP Counsel at a leading Corporate, MNC, Law Firm or K/LPO.
Some of the companies where you will meet GIIP-ians are:
Honeywell, GE, Infosys, Oracle India, HCL, TCS, Reliance Industries, Siemens, Panacea Biotech, Sanofi Aventis, Biocon, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Dabur, Jubilant Life Sciences, Avesthagen, Evalueserve, Pangea3, CPA Global, Altacit Global, Ripple IP Services, Ius-Juris, IPpro Inc., Sagacious Research, Unitedlex, Amarchand & Mangaldas, Anand & Anand, K&S Partners, Remfry & Sagar, Depenning & Depenning, Law Firm of Naren Thappeta, etc.