Extension of Deadline to 31 January 2016: IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship

Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies (IUCIPRS), CUSAT is offering Two Summer Fellowships under ‘IUCIPRS Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship’ program during the period April – June 2016. IUCIPRS has instituted this Fellowship to encourage teachers interested in IP research in India to spend minimum of two months during summer (April to June) at IUCIPRS undertaking research work in IP.

Eligibility: Applicants shall be a teacher in any University/College in India for less than 10 years. Preference shall be given to teachers with less than 5 years of teaching experience.

Duration of Fellowship: Two months, extendable up to three months. Fellowship amount: Rupees 25,000 per month.

How to apply: Application form and Norms can be downloaded from the website http://ciprs.cusat.ac.in/. The duly completed and signed application form along with the detailed research proposal in IP related area should reach the Director, IUCIPRS, CUSAT, Cochin University P.O. Cochin – 682022 on or before 31/01/2016.

Mathews P. George

Mathews is a graduate of National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. His interest in intellectual property was kindled when he bagged the second position in his second year of Law School (in the prestigious Nani Palkhiwala Essay Competition on Intellectual Property). His stint as a student of Prof. Shamnad Basheer further accentuated his interest in intellectual property. Winner of almost a dozen essay competitions in his Law School days, he was involved in various research and policy initiatives relating to intellectual property. Mathews is, currently, based out of Munich, Germany. He had earlier done his LLM in 'IP and Competition Law' from Munich Intellectual Property Law Centre (jointly run by Max Plank Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Augsburg, Technical University of Munich and George Washington University, Washington).

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