Government Jobs in Intellectual Property


We live in an economy of knowledge, wherein ideas created by talented people act as a new currency. Innovation and research are now seen as the important factors determining the market value of a service or product. In the current day, emphases has graduated from quality deliverables and cost arbitrage to Research and Development and IP creation. This has paved the way for intellectual property rights that are legal rights resulting from intellectual activity in the artistic and literacy fields. These right offer statutory expression to the economic and moral rights of creators and their creation.

Intellectual Property rights protects creators and their products of intellectual services and goods by granting them some specific time-limited rights to control the usage of their productions. These rights also promote application, dissemination and creativity of results thereby contributing towards the economic and social development. Intellectual property in addition to protecting the interest of creators on their products also acts as a field that offers employment opportunities to aspiring candidates.

Educational qualification:

For finding job opportunities in the field of intellectual property, candidates can go for the following educational courses:

Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Management

Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and Practice

Certificate course in Intellectual Property Rights & Information Technology

Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Right Law

The basic module of these courses focus on various forms of intellectual properties like trade secrets, plant varieties, geographical indications, trademarks, copyrights, etc… These courses are normally offered for Law graduates and so candidates with graduation in the field of law can easily enter jobs in the field of intellectual property.

Recent government job notifications issued in intellectual property:

Some of the government organizations that recently recruited candidates for the field of intellectual property are:

Program Manager (Intellectual Property) – Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Programme

Technical Member – Intellectual Property Appellate Board

Scope of job opportunities in the field of intellectual property:

Nowadays, intellectual property rights are being realized by people and many product creators are taking steps to preserve their innovation and here comes the role of intellectual property rights. Therefore, professionals with educational qualification in the field of intellectual property can find job placement in a number of organizations under both government and private ownership. These professionals are also paid well not only in private organizations, but also in government organizations as well since they protect the rights of property owners in an efficient manner.



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3 Responses to “Government Jobs in Intellectual Property”

  1. 3
    uma bagla:

    hello,please some1 suggest me abt masters in intellectual property law(MIPL) from ignou..i did b.pharma n PGDIPR..Now i want to go for masters..MIPL will be beneficial 4 me in starting my ipr career?

  2. 2

    for admission to pharma ipr in mumbai university .so,which exam is given for that

  3. 1
    Dipti Sharma:


    I have done M.Sc in Microbiology and PG Diploma in IPR from ILI Delhi. It will be of immense help if you can provide me with career options with this qualifications.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Dipti Sharma