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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Anson C J


     Anson C J is awarded PhD on his research area “Marketing Challenges Faced by Geographical Indications of Kerala”   under the guide-ship of Prof.(Dr.) N S Gopalakrishnan and Dr. K B Pavithran. Dr. Anson C J is now Research Officer in IUCIPRS.

Spot Admission for LLM (IPR)PhD

We would like to inform that one seat each in SC and ST category are vacant for One year LLM (IPR) Programme 2017. Interested candidates may appear for interview and admission to be held on 25th July 2017 before 10 a.m. with necessary original documents at the Office of Inter University Centre for IPR Studies, CUSAT, Kochi-22. Candidates who have appeared for CAT 2017 will be given preference (produce CAT Admit Card/Confirmation page). The candidates who have not appeared for the CAT will be selected on the basis of their marks for their eligible degree and the marks awarded for the interview which will be conducted at the time of admission. If selected, a sum of Rs.1,400/- should be remitted as fees at the time of admission on the spot.

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 .

RIPR-2018 : IPR, ACCESS TO SEEDS AND FARMERS’ RIGHTS                                                                                           The Centre calls for papers to Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights – 2018 workshop which will be conducted from 18th to 20th January 2018. Each student is allowed to register by sending an abstract (maximum 300 words) on one or two sub-themes on or before 15th August 2017. The Theme of the workshop is ” IPR, Access to Seeds and Farmers’ Rights”.  For more details click brochure.                                                                                       The sub themes are,

  • 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

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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Faculty Recruitment – Associate Professor

Centre invites application from eligible candidates for engaging as Associate Professor (1-Open) in Law as per the UGC Scale of 37,400-67,000 + 9,000 AGP on contract basis on tenure track for a period of 5 years based on UGC norms. Candidate with IPR background will be preferred. Cost of Application Rs.1,575/- for (General) and Rs.525/- for SC/ST can be sent by DD in favour of the Director, IUCIPRS payable at SBI, Cochin University Campus Branch.  Filled in application along with DD should reach the undersigned on or before 28th July 2017.  Notification and  Application Form

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 31st August 2017. For further information, click norms and application form.

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.