DPIIT-IPR Chair

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, vide office order dated 16th of October 2018 has endowed the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam with an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Chair, under the Scheme for Pedagogy & Research in IPRs for Holistic Education & Academia (SPRIHA), to benefit the people of the North-East Region of India in protecting their IPRs. The Chair since its inception in 2018 has concertedly focused its efforts towards conservation and dissemination of IP resources of the North-East Region and has been fervently engaged in capacity building of the creators/producers/owners towards safeguarding their IP rights at the grass-root and also viably commercialize their products, in order to strengthen the nation’s overall IP eco-system.

 

Mandate of the Chair

In terms of the SPRIHA Scheme the DPIIT-IPR Chair since its inception, is engaged in providing an environment nurturing academic and facilitative undertakings for the overall development and sensitization of IPR in the North-East Region. Therefore, the mandate of the Chair involves:

  1. Introduction and dissemination of IPR education and research;
  2. Sensitizing and training the various stakeholders of IPR, like faculty members, students, lawyers, artisans, craftsmen, producers/creators of knowledge-based products, farmers etc.;
  3. Conducting studies on IP with special focus on the North-East Region;
  4. Facilitation of IP filings from the region;
  5. Generating IP awareness among the masses;
  6. Dissemination of IPR knowledge and promotion of discussion on IPR;
  7. Creation of an IPR knowledge database so as to be able to provide inputs/recommendations on IPR issues for policy-makers.  

 

NLUJA, Assam has world-class research and academic facility in terms of knowledge-resources and the IPR Chair of the University has an IPR Facilitation Centre which provides free-of-cost consultation and facilitation on IPR matters. All are welcome to contact the IPR Facilitation Cell of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam at the email – iprchair@nluassam.ac.in

 

Publications

 

Centre Activities and Events

DPIIT- IPR Chair, Centre for Research on Intellectual Property Rights (CeRIP) and IQAC of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam organised a Knowledge series on ‘Practical Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights’. Dr. Pankaj Kumar, DPIIT-IPR Chair Professor, NLUJA, Assam and Dr. Ginish George, Director, Operations at Relecura enlightened participants on the topic 'PATENT REGISTRATION PROCESS AND AI-POWERED TOOLS FOR ANALYTICS' in blended mode.

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DPIIT- IPR Chair, Centre for Research on Intellectual Property Rights (CeRIP) and IQAC of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam organised a Knowledge series on ‘Practical Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights’. Dr. Pankaj Kumar, DPIIT-IPR Chair Professor, NLUJA, Assam and Dr. Jupi Gogoi, Associate Professor, NLUJA, Assam enlightened participants on the topic 'REGISTRATION OF COPYRIGHT AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS' in blended mode.

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DPIIT- IPR Chair, Centre for Research on Intellectual Property Rights (CeRIP) and IQAC of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam organised a Knowledge series on ‘Practical Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights’. Dr. Pankaj Kumar, DPIIT-IPR Chair Professor, NLUJA, Assam and Dr. Jupi Gogoi, Associate Professor, NLUJA, Assam enlightened participants on the topic 'TRADEMARK: FROM FILING TO REGISTRATION' in blended mode.

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DPIIT-IPR Chair and Centre for Research on Intellectual Property Rights Law of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam in association with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM) Government of India, Nagpur (Under National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission) organised online workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Patents & Design Filing. Shri Nirmalya Sinha, Joint Controller of Patents & Designs, RGNIIPM, Nagpur enlightened participants on the topic.

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Earlier events