Dr I G Rathish, Assistant professor

              A meticulous professional, Dr. I G Rathish, is primarily entrusted with the task of facilitating filing of patents among teaching and research fraternity. He is also the coordinator of the IPR Facilitation Cell at IUCIPRS. He hold a PhD degree in Chemistry, with 8 research publications in peer reviewed journals. A compound developed by him reached advanced stages of testing against cancer cell lines at National Cancer Institute, U.S.A. He worked for about 7 years in couple of reputed MNC Pharmaceutical companies in R&D and Patents Department.
               Specialized in the area of patent filing and related matters, he was also instrumental in successfully facilitating invalidation of key patents of rival pharmaceutical companies at various Judicial and quasi-judicial forums.
RESOURCE PERSON
            Acted as a resource person in the one day One day Workshop on “Facilitating Innovation and Patent Filing” at CUSAT, Cochin on 16th December, 2015 and delivered talks on “Role of searching for patent information in promoting innovation” and “Patent filing Facilities at IUCIPRS, CUSAT”.
           Acted as a resource person in the one day One day Workshop on “Facilitating Innovation and Patent Filing” at University of Calicut, Calicut on 2nd February, 2016 and delivered talks on “Role of searching for patent information in promoting innovation” and “Patent filing Facilities at IUCIPRS, CUSAT”.             Acted as a resource person in the one day outreach program on “Facilitating Innovation and Patent Filing” at MG University, Kottayam on 29th February, 2016 and delivered talks on “Role of searching for patent information in promoting innovation” and “Patent filing Facilities at IUCIPRS, CUSAT”.
CO-ORDINATOR

  • Coordinator IPR Facilitation Cell of IUCIPRS
  • Coordinating various research programs of IUCIPRS viz. Minor Research Project, PhD Fellowships, Justice Rajagopala  Ayyangar Summer Fellowship etc.
  • Coordinator, CUSAT Knowledge forum.

 

CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS / TRAINING PROGRAMS ATTENDED

  • Participated in the one day workshop on “Patent Claim construction” organized by the Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies & MHRD Chair on IPR, CUSAT on November 14, 2015.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on “Protection of Traditional Knowledge associated with Genetic resources: International and National Initiatives” organized by the Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies & MHRD Chair on IPR, CUSAT on January 25, 2016.
  • Successfully completed Two days Public Training Programme titled “Patent Search” conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management, Nagpur from March 3rd to March 4th, 2016.
  • Participated in the National Conference on “Visually Impaired and Copyright Regime”  jointly organized by the Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies & School of Legal Studies in association with MHRD Chair on IPR, CUSAT on March 5, 2016.

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