Help is at hand for India startups and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get quickly from mind to market, following the launch of the L2Pro India IP e-learning Platform.The initiative is a collaboration among Qualcomm, the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India, and the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC) at National Law University Delhi (NLUD).
The platform will give MSMEs, university students and startups deeper understanding of the intellectual property (IP) domain and its intricacies.
According to Alex Rogers, Executive Vice President and President of Qualcomm Technology Licensing., the L2Pro India IP e-Learning Platform is a step forward in helping MSMEs and startups to protect their inventions and focus on bringing better products and services to the citizens of India.
“We look forward to meeting incredibly talented inventors and supporting their vision of making India a digitally empowered nation,” he added.
“The objectives of this initiative resonate with our mission of imparting comprehensive knowledge that will help promote legal and ethical values. We look forward to working with Qualcomm and the Government of India in strengthening IP awareness in India,” said Prof Ranbir Singh, Founder Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Delhi
The L2Pro India IP e-Learning Platform will have 11 modules at basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Each module comprises e-text for understanding concepts, short animated videos of the concepts, links to additional resources on the subject and quizzes for assessment and grading the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the subject.
Learners can access the platform through desktops, mobile browsers and a mobile app, and will be provided with joint e-certificates by CIPAM, NLUD and Qualcomm on successful completion of the e-learning modules.