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Intellectual Property is the Possession of a Curious Mind – Celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day 2024 at IIT Kharagpur

Intellectual Property is the Possession of a Curious Mind – Celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day 2024 at IIT Kharagpur

On the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day, the Intellectual Property (IP) Cell of the Office of Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy (SRIC), IIT Kharagpur organized a programme on Intellectual Property in Ben Gupta Auditorium of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) on 26th April, 2024. The programme accentuates the importance of IP in modern science and transformational technological pursuits and was inaugurated by Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur, in attendance by a large number of students, research scholars faculty and staff members. The theme of The World IP Day 2024 was to align…
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Order Order!! The 5th National Moot Court Competition was a star-struck affair at IIT Kharagpur

Order Order!! The 5th National Moot Court Competition was a star-struck affair at IIT Kharagpur

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSoPIL) of IIT Kharagpur conducted the 5th National Moot Court Competition from 29th to 31st March, 2024. The inaugural ceremony witnessed the presence of eminent law practitioners including Hon'ble Justice Mr. I P Mukherjee, Judge, Calcutta High Court who was the Chief Guest of the programme along with Prof. (Dr.) Dilip Ukey, VC, MNLU, Mumbai, the Guest of Honour. Prof. Dipa Dube and Dr. Shreya Matilal RGSoPIL were the convenors of the programme. IIT Kharagpur has been organizing the National Moot Court Competition (NMCC) with great enthusiasm. Through its rigorous and engaging format,…
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IIT Kharagpur Law Students to Draft Real-time Patents for Institute’s Innovations

IIT Kharagpur Law Students to Draft Real-time Patents for Institute’s Innovations

In 2006 IIT Kharagpur had introduced a new academic discipline in the IIT system - Intellectual Property Law, seed-funded by distinguished alumnus Dr. Vinod Gupta. Over the years, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, the law school at IIT Kharagpur has not only expanded its scope across all academic verticals of law education but has emerged as one of India’s top law schools. With  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) still as the key domain, the school has been instrumental in promoting IPR workshops for young innovators. A few years back a drive was undertaken at the School to promote Geographical…
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Raising awareness

Raising awareness

On August 2, 2019, IIT Kharagpur won recognition as ‘IP Campus of the Year (Non Legal) 2019” at the Intellectual Property Fest, an event organized by IP Promotion Outreach Foundation. The award acknowledged a campus that had made outstanding contribution to spreading awareness in the field of Intellectual Property law, rights and practice in the last academic year. IPPOF is a knowledge-sharing and training arm in Intellectual Property with two decades of expertise in this domain and has been working on networking and implementation, and increasing awareness through seminars and online guidance sessions. It believes that the Micro, Small &…
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Feathers in the Cap

Feathers in the Cap

Careers 360    India Education Diary IIT Kharagpur has emerged among the country’s best and as the only IIT to qualify and excel in four disciplines - Architecture (1st), Engineering (4th), Law (4th) and Management (6th), taking on specialized schools in their domains. Speaking about the feat of excelling in non-engineering categories, Director Prof. P P Chakrabarti emphasised on the uniqueness of each of these specialized disciplines within the IIT system. “While there are specialized institutions in these subject areas, being part of IIT Kharagpur has catapulted the growth of these disciplines in a matter of a few decades due…
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Earn your spurs

Earn your spurs

Science and technology can be used to create a number of innovations useful in various facets of life. Sometimes the true value of a research work remains unexplored and the innovator is unable to fully exploit the invention commercially. A different situation may arise where some other person copies or misuses an invention without the permission of the true inventor. So it is essential to protect the right of an inventor which not only prevents misuse and copying of an invention but also promotes further innovation.  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are a kind of legal right which gives privileges to…
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Of matters strictly legal

Of matters strictly legal

The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) of IIT Kharagpur is the only law school of its kind in the country The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law or RGSOIPL, with its long Doric columns, stands diagonically opposite one of the largest open spaces in IIT Kharagpur - the sports complex, where every day students muddy themselves playing various kinds of games. This forms one of the most fulfilling part of their student years. RGSOIPL too engages in field activity that involves a lot of insight and endurance to grapple with issues. The law school, the first…
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