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

Vijay Babu

Biswajith Dhar on “Patent Pool”

Biswajit dhar lecture_Mar 21, 2017

Addressing India the speaker put forward the diminishing use of TRIPs flexibility, our business model and present behaviour of the generics. In his conclusion he also raised the need for user to become aware of the implication and impact of MNC’s over the market and start questioning the same as there is no Government questioning the practices taking place.

Dr. Anuj Bhuvania on Public Interest Litigation

Anuj Bhuwania lecture_Mar 20, 2017_2

 

PIL which primarily sought to dilute the ‘locus standi’ rule was criticized by the speaker as an unprecedented and incorrect approach on the part of the judiciary.

Summer Fellowship                                                                                                                                                          The Committee decided that none of the proposals received from applicants this year deserves to be awarded IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship 2016-17.

Refresher Course – Series III                                                                                                                           The Centre is organising seven days Refresher Course -Series III for teachers and researchers in intellectual property laws from 16th June 2017 to 23rd June 2017. The theme of Refresher Course -Series III is Copyright : a social justice perspective. For more details click brochure and programme schedule

Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights  The Centre had organised an Annual National Workshop for Law Students on Indian Copyright Law : and Entertainment Industry from 8th to 10th February 2017 in which persons from entertainment industry as well as other media participated and the interactive event was very much useful to the students and resource persons.                   

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KSIDC-IUCIPRS signs MOU to boost start ups              
The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 10, 2017 with The Inter-University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies (IUCIPRS) of the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) for spreading awareness about the importance of intellectual property rights and carrying out novelty search and facilitating filing of provisional patent applications for inventions of the start-ups.

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Fellowship Recepients 2016-’17                                                                                                                  IUCIPRS Minor Research Projects Fellowship has been awarded to Dr. Joshy Mathew, Assistant Professor, Dept. of  History, Pazhassiraja College, Wayanad and Ms. Rujitha T R, Assistant Professor, IUCIPRS, CUSAT.

Fellowship Recepients 2015-’16

  • IUCIPRS Minor Research Project Fellowship 2015-’16 has been  awarded to Dr. Poulami Aich Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Department of  History, Assumption College, Changanacherry and Prof. (Dr.) Padma Nambisan,Professor, Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT .
  • IUCIPRS PhD Fellowship 2015-’16 has been granted to Ms. Radhika A M, Research scholar, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University.
  •  IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship 2015-’16 has been honored by Ms. Rujitha T R, Assistant Professor, IUCIPRS and Ms. Madhuri Anand, Assistant Professor

Programs Conducted 2015-2016

  • World IP Day Celebrations 2015 – Round Table on ” Copyright and Music Industry” more
  • IPR Facilitation Cell and Patent Filing
  • Workshop on Patent Claim Construction
  • Workshop on Facilitating Innovations and Patent Filing
  • Fellowships, projects, scholarships
  • Workshop on Protection of Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources : International and National Initiatives
  • National Conference on Visually Disabled and Copyright Regime
  • Commencing LLM One Year with IPR Specialisation
  • Refresher Course for Law teachers on “Developmental Perspectives of Intellectual Property Law”

IUCIPRS started functioning in the new building

Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies operated in the second floor of School of Legal Studies Building, CUSAT is shifted to the new building opposite to SLS, CUSAT and started functioning on 25th October 2014.