Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual
Property Rights and Patent Management (PGDIPR)

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Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Management


The PG Diploma program is the first of its kind in India to provide comprehensive training in field of intellectual property & patent law for engineers and scientists. The Diploma is an interdisciplinary program, designed to meet the needs of working professionals for a career in intellectual property or commerce and technology. The Diploma program incorporates the legal, technical and management aspects of patents and patent law of US, Europe and India jurisdictions. The program enrols scientists, researchers, engineering students, patent practitioners, administrators and technology managers and focuses on the acquisition of both substantive knowledge and practical skills through innovative academic course work.

GIIP’s Post Graduate Diploma (PG Diploma) program prepares you for a career in the field of Patent Law. On completion of the program, you will be hired as a Patent Engineer, IP Analyst, IP Associate Attorney or IP Counsel at a leading Corporate, MNC, Law Firm or K/LPO.


The PG curriculum is tailored to meet industry requirements as well as the needs of aspiring professionals. It includes up-to-date education in US, European and Indian Patent and IP laws and procedures and is designed and delivered by outstanding professionals with rich teaching, research, industry and consulting experience.

GIIP has evolved a comprehensive form of transferring knowledge from overseas to India. It has state-of-the-art facilities at New Delhi, well supported by audio-visual aids and other training tools and processes.

Some distinctive methods of training adopted at GIIP include:


The PG Diploma program is recommended for:

Participants appearing for their final year/semester exam are also eligible to apply.


“For our in-house faculty, training is a profession, mastered by teamwork and frequent involvement in courses”

The PG Diploma program is conducted by a team of international and Indian IP experts and practitioners. Practical knowledge and mentoring are a strong part of this training

All our team of trainers, mentors and experts will be drawn from one of the following domains:


GIIP helps participants find career opportunities in renowned organizations in India with improved roles and responsibilities and attractive remuneration.

On completion of the PG Diploma program, participants will be placed as Patent Engineer /
Analyst with one of the leading Corporate, MNC, Law Firm or K/LPO.

Some of the organizations with whom GIIP has an enduring recruiting and alumni relationship are:

Airbus, Amarchand & Mangaldas, Anand & Anand, Aurobindo Pharma, Biocon, Brain League, Cipla, Clairvolex, Cognizant Technologies, CPA Global, Dabur, Depenning & Depenning, Ericsson, Evalueserve, Fresenius Kabi Oncology, GE Research, HCL, Honeywell, HP, Infosys, IPPro Inc., Johnson & Johnson, K&S Partners, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Lupin, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mankind Pharma, Micro Labs, Nokia, Novo Nordisk, Qualcomm, Panacea Biotech, Remfry & Sagar, RIL, R K Dewan, SABIC, Sagacious Research, Samsung, Siemens, Tata Motors, TCS, TVS Motors, Unitedlex, Wipro, ZeusIP and Indian Patent Office.

Admission and Selection

Please fill and submit the admission form. The two short essays (topics mentioned in the admission form) should be in your own words and based on your understanding of the selected topics.

The admission form would be evaluated by the GIIP’s Selection Committee comprising of Academic Director, in-house Faculty members and External IP Practitioners. On approval, the Candidate would be invited for a personal round of in-person interview to one of our centres or on an online platform. The personal interview would assess Candidate’s communication, analytical and technical skills. Based on internal grading of admission form and the personal interview, select Candidates would be invited to complete the registration formalities and join the program.

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Challenge Examination (“CEX”) by SUSS

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) will offer the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property and Innovation Management programme (“GCIPIM Programme”) Challenge Examination (“CEX”) to all PG Diploma Candidates. The CEX would allow Candidates to achieve credit recognition for Master of Intellectual Property and Innovation Management Programme (“MIPIM Programme”) offered by SUSS.

SUSS shall be responsible for the management and conduct of the GCIPIM Programme CEX, including, inter alia, providing the study materials, and setting and grading the GCIPIM Programme CEX. GIIP shall be responsible for first-line support for Candidates, particularly on non-academic matters and the logistics required for the CEX, including, without limitation, CEX-related administration, provision for and setting up of the CEX venue/classrooms, invigilation of on-campus CEX, and provision of on-campus internet access for the Candidates.

Program Fee

USD 4000 / INR 2.75L (all inclusive)


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