Monday, October 25, 2004

WIPO online course on Intellectual Property

Addendum (3/13/2008): Occasionally I receive emails or comments asking about this course. This course below was sponsored by WIPO. I am not involved in WIPO or in this specific course. I do not know any specifics about the course or if it will be offered again. For that information, you will need to contact WIPO directly.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has a Worldwide Academy that is doing online courses in several languages. The general course on intellectual property is comprised of eleven (11) modules covered over a six week period (50 hours total). The eleven modules are:

(1) Introduction to IP
(2) Copyright
(3) Related Rights
(4) Trademarks
(5) Geographical Indications
(6) Industrial Design
(7) Patents
(8) WIPO Treaties
(9) Unfair Competition
(10) Protection of new varieties of plants
(11) Discussion and Summary on IP Rights

The target audience for this course includes government officials, staff in collective management societies, business managers in publishing, broadcasting and industry, students in faculties of law, business, chemistry, engineering, journalism, etc., who need a basic knowledge of IP.

The next class (course DL-101) will take place from March 1 to April 15, 2005. Registration will open from December 1, 2004 to January 31, 2005. Registration is done online at:

More information on the WIPO Worldwide Academy, including information on other courses, is available at:


Anonymous said...

can u plz tell can i register now for DL101 course

Anonymous said...

kindly acknowledge my query and let me know how to further pursue the online course.

Anonymous said...

kindly acknowledge my query and let me know how to further pursue the online course.

Jill Hurst-Wahl said...

You will need to contact WIPO about the course.

richa said...

hi..i want to register for the DL101 course but i see that the dates have passed so can u plz tell how can i register for this course now??

Jill Hurst-Wahl said...

Richa, the course was sponsored by WIPO, so you'll need to contact them to see if the course is offered again. (Although the course number made it sound like it was related to this blog, it was not.)

There is a half-day course coming up at Computers in Libraries (Crystal City, VA) in April that I'm doing as well as full-day overview course at the Special Libraries Association Conference in June (Seattle). Perhaps one of those will meet your needs? (I'm the instructor for both.)

In addition, there will be a one-week graduate class in Creating, Managing and Preserving Digital Assets this summer at Syracuse University.

azmi said...

can u plz tell me how to get registered for DL101

deepak said...

actually i also dont know how to appear for the same so please if anybody know the procedure to appear for the ojnline courses on the uintellectual property course please tell me thew same on the following address