Pro- Vice Chancellor, CUSAT Inaugurates RIPR 2017

Geethu Mohanhdas and Sanjay Tandon

Sajan K Mathew

Renji Panicker

Renji Panicker

N S Madhavan & Unni R

Prakash Bare

Pranesh Prakash

Vijay Babu

Madhuri Anand, Assistant Professor welcomes all to Refresher Course 2017

Refresher Course Inauguration 2018

Refresher Course 2019

Seven days Refresher Course program will be inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, CUSAT at 05.00pm on 21st June 2019 and Sangeetha Verma, Competition Commission of India will deliver keynote address.

Workshop on Research Methods : Hands-on training

Centre organizes a workshop for researchers and academicians in intellectual property rights with hands-on training on empirical research methods. For more information click here

Seminar on Chendamangalam Handlooms

As a part of Research Work Group (GI) activities of IUCIPRS, we are planning to conduct a seminar titled “Chendamanagalam Handloom: Search for New Markets” at Chendamanagalam (at Kaithari Society Hall, Karimbadam,Chendamangalam, Kerala) scheduled on 10th May, 2019. The programme will start by with weavers of Chendamanagalam Handloom which includes the members of two cooperative societies (H91 and H47). Objectives of the seminar is as follows:
1.Identifying the existing problems in marketing of Chendamangalam Handloom as GI.
2.Forming an open forum where the weavers can express their difficulties in marketing Chendamangalam handloom products.
3.Proposing an e-marketing (online marketing – website) portal exclusively for Chendamangalam Handloom with full control to Cooperative society.
4.Identifying new marketing options with Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Textile Committee, Kerala tourism development cooperation and Cochin International airport limited (resource persons are not confirmed).
5.Methods to clear duplicates of Chendamangalam handlooms from the market through latest marketing techniques (GI)

The Centre organizes a workshop to enrich research scholars and faculties in Intellectual property related areas on research methodology with hands-on training. For more information click here

Notification for Guest Lecturers

Centre invites application from eligible candidates as Guest Faculty in Law for the subjects Jurisprudence (“The Concept of Law and Justice”, “Law and Social Change” & “Justice in a Giobalised World”) and Comparative Public Law. Interested candidates may send detailed Bio-Data in plain paper with copy of certificates provingthe eligibility in the above subjectto the Director, lnter University Centre for IPR Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi – 22 on or before 10/05/2019.

Notification for Research Assistant

DIPP Chair on Intellectual Property Rights , CUSAT invites application for the post of Research Assistant on contract basis. Applications should reach the address as mentioned in the notification on or before 20th April 2019. See notification


Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship 2019

Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies (IUCIPRS), CUSAT is pleased to announce Two Summer Fellowships under ‘IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship’ program during April to June 2019. IUCIPRS has instituted this Fellowship to encourage teachers interested in IP research in India to spend minimum of two months during summer (April to June) at IUCIPRS undertaking research work in IP.  Applications should reach the Center on or before 15th March 2019.   Norms  and Application form.

Notification for Assistant Professor

The Centre invites application from qualified candidates for the post of Assistant Professors in Intellectual Property Rights and ,  Commerce / Economics / Political Science on Contract Basis. Applications should reach the Centre on or before 14th December 2018. Please go through the notification and use the application form.

Round Table 2018


The  Centre  conducted a Round Table Conference titled “A Round Table of Research Institutes for Providing IP Support” on 8th October 2018 at Conference Hall, IUCIPRS. The main objective of the conference was to explore the possibility of providing Intellectual Property (IP) support for the Research Institutes across Kerala.

                   Ms. Anjana Girish, Assistant Professor, IUCIPRS delivered the welcome address. Dr. I.G Rathish, Assistant Professor and Coordinator, IPR Faciliatation Cell introduced the activities of IUCIPRS and the objectives of the conference. Prominent researchers from institutes across Kerala including Sree Chitra, RCC Trivandrum, Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology, Kochi, Inter University Centre for Biomedical Research, Kotayam and M.S. Swaminathan, Research Foundation Wayanad, participated and apprised the participants regarding the activities carried out at their respective institutes. They raised their queries, concerns and suggestions with regard to protection and commercialization of patents which were deliberated upon in the subsequent discussions.

                The concluding remarks were made by Dr. I.G Rathish, who promised the whole hearted support and cooperation from the Centre for the future endeavors of the research institutes in creating and protecting IP and urged the participants to take efforts for commercialization of patents. Vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Asha, Research Officer, IUCIPRS.