IP Research Assistant position at IIT, Madras

Feroz Ali Khader, MHRD IP Chair at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, is looking for research assistants to work on various issues related to patent law. Those interested can send their application to fak[at]iitm.ac.in, along with the following:
(a) Latest CV
(b) Writing sample (preferably a published piece)
Feroz Ali Khader is the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) Chair on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. He was the founder of Ali Associates, a law and technology firm which specialized in contentious patent proceedings.
Feroz is the author of two books on Patent Law. His first book, The Law of Patents-With a Special Focus on Pharmaceuticals in India (LexisNexis Butterworths, Hardback, 2007; Paperback 2009) is a legal treatise on the law of patents. His second book, The Touchstone Effect: The Impact of Pre-grant Opposition on Patents (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2009) is business book which helps knowledge-based companies to develop a strategy on opposition of patents.
Feroz was matriculated as an SJD candidate at the Duke Law School. Feroz is an alumnus of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, National Law School of India University and Government Law College, University of Calicut.
He is a visiting faculty at National Law School of India University, Bangalore.


  1. AvatarAnonymous

    you have not said what is the eligibility for this post. Only those with legal background or those with some IPR experience?


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