Opportunities

Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference [Online; February 9-12]


We are pleased to inform our readers that the Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference will be held online from February 9-12, 2022. The deadline for submission of the request to present a paper and the abstract is December 10, 2021. For further details, please read the post below: Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference February 9-12, 2022 The IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network is pleased to announce the Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA)…


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Opportunities Publication

Call For Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review Vol. IV [Submit by December 31]


We’re pleased to inform you that the NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review is inviting contributions to the fourth volume of the journal. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2021. For further details, please read the call for papers below: Call for Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Review (Vol. IV) The NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review (ISSN 2582-4244) is a peer-reviewed, double blind and open access journal, operating under the aegis of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), NUALS. The…


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Opportunities

Panel Discussion on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges [November 13]


We’re pleased to inform you that Department for the Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) IPR Chair, GNLU and Microsoft Chair on IPR Law and Policy Research are jointly organizing a Panel Discussion on ‘3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges‘ on 13th November, 2021. Panel Discussion on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges We are pleased to cordially invite you to the Panel Discussion on ‘3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges’ jointly organized by Department…


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COVID-19 Patent

Free Online Course on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ [Nov 18-Dec 17; Register by Nov 8]


We’re pleased to inform you that Third World Network (TWN) and Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) are organising a free five-week online course/workshop on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ from 18th November, 2021. The deadline for registration is 8th November, 2021. For further details, please read the announcement below: Online Course on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ [Nov 18 – Dec 17] Third World Network (TWN) and Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) are organising a…


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COVID-19 Event Innovation Patent

Conference: Intellectual Property, COVID-19, and the Next Pandemic: Diagnosing Problems, Developing Cures


poster for conference

We’re pleased to inform our readers of a very interesting looking international conference coming up in a few days, on Covid and IP protection. The conference is on 5th-6th November and it is free to attend. The registration page is here. As described by the organisers: The conference aims at sharing ideas on how we can use intellectual property as a tool for promoting not just innovation but also equitable distribution of life saving drugs in low and middle-income nations….


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Opportunities

SpicyIP Tidbit: Applications open for WIPO’s Young Expert Program


WIPO has started up an interesting looking 2 year “Young Expert Program” for promising candidates that are 35 and younger, with an application due in approximately 2 weeks from now. The program’s landing page states that the deadline is on November 19th. The detailed application page also seems to indicates that the program intends to prioritise candidates from developing and least developed economies. Specifically it states: WIPO’s Young Experts Program is a brand new initiative, aimed at forging the next…


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Trademark

Who Watches the Watchmen? – Empirically Examining Examination Reports (Part 1)


We’re very happy to bring our readers a guest post that uses a dataset of more than 300,000 trademark examination reports from the year 2019, as the basis for analysing the trademark registry’s examination process. The importance of having and using data while looking at the functioning of the various IP arms of the government is a point that the blog has often harped upon. The current guest post, by Mohit Yadav, a very tech savvy lawyer and founder of…


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Opportunities Patent Sponsored

[Sponsored] LexisNexis Webinar on ‘Calling for Action: How to Track and Measure Sustainable Innovation and Investments’ [October 19]


We’re pleased to bring you this announcement by LexisNexis on their launch of a new Sustainable Innovation Measurement framework to enable organizations globally to objectively track and report on innovation’s contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They are also holding a webinar on ‘Calling for Action: How to Track and Measure Sustainable Innovation and Investments’ on October 19, 2021, the details of which can be viewed below. Introducing a New Objective Way to Track and Measure Sustainable Innovation…


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COVID-19 Opportunities

International Webinar on ‘Vaccines and Immunization: Ethical and Legal Implications’ [October 18]


We’re pleased to inform you that the Centre for Health Law and Policy (CHLP), the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) and the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) under the aegis of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), in collaboration with the Prof. N R Madhava Menon Interdisciplinary Centre for Research Ethics and Protocols (ICREP), CUSAT and the Kerala State Higher Education Council are conducting an international webinar on ‘Vaccines and Immunization: Ethical and Legal Implications’ on October…


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Opportunities Traditional Knowledge

Webinar on ‘Traditional Knowledge as Intellectual Property: Opportunities and Challenges at the International Level’ [October 13]


We are pleased to inform you that the Microsoft IPR Chair and the DPIIT IPR Chair at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar are jointly organising a webinar on ‘Traditional Knowledge as Intellectual Property: Opportunities and Challenges at the International Level’ on 13th October, 2021. Webinar on ‘Traditional Knowledge as Intellectual Property: Opportunities and Challenges at the International Level’ We are elated to announce that the Microsoft- IPR Chair-GNLU and DPIIT IPR Chair-GNLU are jointly organising a webinar on “Traditional…


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