About the Chairs
The Ministry of Human Resource Development Under the scheme of Intellectual Property Education, Research and Public Outreach (IPERPO) has so far set up 20 IPR Chairs in various universities and institutes considering their potential for development and growth of IPR Education, Research and Training. Out of 20 IPR Chairs set up so far, six (6) IPR Chairs are in Universities, six (6) IPR Chairs are in IITs five (5) IPR Chairs are in National Law Universities and three (3) IPR chairs in IIMs (Kolkata, Bangalore and Ahmedabad).
OBJECTIVE for creation of IPR Chairs
Encourage study of intellectual property rights in the universities and other recognized institutions of higher education.
Creating public awareness about copyright and IPR matters among public and academic community
Developing and encouraging study in specialized courses in IPRs in higher education system
Training of enforcement personnel, namely State Police /custom officials about copyright and related issues.
Organizing seminars and workshops on copyright Matters /IPRs matters in colleges,universities,and other recognized institutions.
Creating knowledge resources on WTO matter
Developing inputs for policy formulation on WTO matters
Developing negotiation strategies on WTO
Developing course awareness on WTO matters; and
Evolving strategies of Regional Cooperation and Regional Trading Arrangements
The respective Chairs will have a brief on the Chair Professor, the team of researchers/staff and a brief about the University. To navigate the same one has to go to the respective logo/name of the IP Chair and click the same and then go to the About Chair menu and use the drop down menu for the desired information.