Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) In Pharmaceutical Industry

Online | 3 Months | Once a Year

Course Overview:

This course is designed to help each participant to gain knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the framework of the intellectual property rights relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

By attending this course, participants will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the key current topics, which they will examine them in more detail through case studies and comprehensive sessions that are being demonstrated by the best experts within the IPR sector in the MENA region.

We are a leading provider of professional training for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. Relying on our extensive training portfolio with expert instructors and recognized certifications. If you want to understand the rules that govern the Regulation of medical devices in the middle east Market place this course is perfect for you.

Course Outcome

Attend this course and you will learn all you need to know about:

  • Pharmaceutical patents
  • Intellectual property rights and its types: (Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, etc.…)
  • The Intellectual property rights conventions.
  • Patents, and the disclosure requirements.
  • Philosophical and economic justifications of IP rights.
  • International patent laws and jurisdictions- PCT, USPTO,EPO, etc.
  • Patent laws and jurisdictions.
  • Alternatives to intellectual property Law.
  • Most Recent tools and databases of patent search and patent analytics.

Course Methodology

Our course relies on a variety of training and facilitation methodologies and techniques used whenever applicable; these methods aim to enhance participant interaction while maximizing the learning journey. Some of these methods are: Interactive presentations, Case studies.

Course Structure & Duration

  • Training Modules are delivered from a variety of experts in the IPR Filed.
  • The course is conducted once a year.
  • Participants will be evaluated based on one individual assessments for each module delivered .
  • The certificate will be issued one month after the course end.

Why join this course?

  • Impart Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the framework of the intellectual property rights relevant to the pharmaceutical and the health care sectors.
  • Network and share experiences with other industry colleagues.
  • Get certified from Dubai Pharmacy College as an IPR Professional.
  • A gateway to a new career opportunity.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for law students and graduates or anybody with a pharmaceutical, science, healthcare, biotechnology, chemistry, biosciences, sciences, life sciences sectors, and/or engineering background desirous of specializing in IPR in the pharmaceutical & health care field.
It can also be useful for the below:

  • Healthcare professionals who want to know more about IPR.
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals.
  • Patent Attorneys.
  • Lawyers.

Course Timings

Sessions will start promptly at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 pm UAE time, every Sunday morning.

Course Modules
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights and its types- Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, etc. Philosophical and Economic Justifications pf IP Rights.
Trademark & its Principles-GCC and International aspect.
Copyright & its Principles- GCC and International Scenario
An introduction to patents, and the disclosure requirements.
What makes a valid patent? The novelty and non- obviousness requirements.
Understanding the Rules and Standards of Patent prosecution.
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights conventions.
International patent laws and jurisdictions- PCT, USPTO, EPO, GCC patent laws and jurisdictions
Pharmaceutical patents
The interface between regulatory and IP exclusivities in pharmaceutical patents / Pharmaceutical Data Protection System (1)
Patent search.
Intellectual Property Rights in various industrial domains: Pharma, agriculture, food & nutrition, biotech etc.
Tools and databases of Patent search and patent analytics
Case Studies.
For more information on the course and registrations, please contact: +971 4 299 9398/ +971 4 255 5728 or email or visit us on