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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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.


Biswajith Dhar on “Patent Pool”

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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

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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.

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.                   


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.