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

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Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship 2018

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 2018. 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.  Norms  and Application form.

Prof. Dr. Feroz Ali Khader, MHRD IPR Chair Professor, IIT Madras

Dr.Feroz Ali Khader delivered a lecture in IUCIPRS on 30th October 2017. The session touched on three major domains like legal research citation, IP clinic and patenting of technology. He explained the relevance of citation manager in IP research and legal research. He introduced the citation manger named as Juris M and Zotero. He explained the use of zotero in legal research. After the break, session resumed with IP clinic concept and he explained the functioning of the IP clinic also, how it facilitates the public in resolving the patent related issues.

Minor Research Project 2017-’18 : Applications are invited from Teachers in Universities / Government / Aided Colleges in Kerala for the award of IUCIPRS minor research project 2017-’18. Applications would reach the Centre on or before 24th December 2017. For further information, click norms and application form.

Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights – 2018 :                                                                          INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, ACCESS TO SEEDS AND FARMERS’ RIGHTS                  Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights – 2018 workshop will be conducted from 18th to 20th January 2018. The main theme of the workshop is ” IPR, Access to Seeds and Farmers’ Rights”. Following are the sub themes.

  • Intellectual Property and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Impact of Patents on Agriculture
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Plant Variety Protection
  • Impact of TRIPS Agreement on Seeds
  • Patents and Protection of Plant Varieties and Sustainable Agriculture- Indian Perspective
  • Geographical Indications and Agriculture

For more details click brochure.

Lecture on Pharma Industry Post-trips and Economics of Patent System by Dr. Reji K. Joseph, Associate Professor,  Institute for Studies on Industrial Development

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IUCIPRS Post Doctoral Fellowship                                                                                                                                                                  Centre invites application for “IUCIPRS Post Doctoral Fellowship” (3 Nos.) for three years from the candidates with Doctoral Degree in IPR related areas in any University in India or abroad. The fellowship is open for full time research work to young researchers below 45 years of age as on the last date of submission of the application and relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Women/PWD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates. Click here for  norms  and  application form .

Dr. J Letha, Vice Chancellor, CUSAT inaugurates academic year 2017 and gives away the awards

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Naveen Gopal receives the P Narayana Pillai Memorial  Gold Medal for the Best IPR Research PaperIMG_3772  Lakshmi Menon S receives Sree Govind Memorial Best Student Award  – 2017IMG_3775

Refresher Course Sessions

 The Centre  organised 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 was Copyright : a social justice perspective.

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PhD Fellowships :    IUCIPRS invites application for PhD Fellowships  along with detailed research proposal submitted for Ph.D registration in the University concerned. Click for   Application and norms.

World IP Day 2017

The Centre conducted a panel discussion  on “Innovation – Improving Lives and Intellectual Property Rights” on behalf of World IP Day Celebrations on 26th April 2017 blessed with the presence of Dr. Unnat Pandit, Dr. N S Gopalakrishnan, Dr. Sunil Mani, and Kochouseph Chittilappilly which was chaired by Dr. T G Agitha, Director-in-charge, IUCIPRS.

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