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Updated on 28 May, 2011

Master of Intellectual Property Law (MIPL)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 36,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduate in any discipline

Fees : Payable in two equal installments

Medium of Instruction: English

Intellectual Property is the product of human mind-anything that you can create - a creative work, a scientific invention, and the name of your business- is intellectual property. Intellectual property is the foundation on which modern business and industry functions.

The Master of Intellectual Property law from IGNOU- School of Law, develop in partnership with the Queensland University of Technology, Australia provides in-depth training in intellectual property law. The programme covers:


  • an introduction to various form of IP;
  • in-depth analysis and study of each form of IP;
  • the law relating to IP; and
  • issues relating to the commercialization of IP.


The two-year Masters Programme is delivered completely online, and is expertly designed for-


  • Legal professionals
  • Non-legal professionals and technical personnel
  • Academicians


Who aspire to acquire the skills and knowledge required to be instrumental is promoting growth in an increasingly knowledge-driven society.


The curriculum has been designed by an Expert Committee, constituted of leading academicians from the IGNOU-School of Law panel and others such as Professor Kamal Puri from the QUT, who have established international reputations in the field. Students who join the MIPL with an LL.B. degree, after successful completing six subjects in the first yea of the MIPL would have the option to proceed to QUT to study four subjects in one semester of the QUT Master of Laws To study at QUT students would be required to meet the Australian English Language and visa requirements and would be subject to the standard fee, rules and regulations application to international students.


Objectives: The objectives of this programme are to:


  • develop knowledge, awareness in Intellectual Property Rights;
  • develop expertise and practical skills in the area of Intellectual Property;
  • create deeper knowledge and conceptual clarity in the contemporary areas of intellectual property; and
  • create a cadre of Intellectual Property lawyers and supporting professionals to engage with the institutions and regulatory bodies.

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