TWO DAY INTERNATIONAL E-CONFERENCE ON ‘ANATOMY OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: IMPACT ANALYTICS’ [27-28 MAY, 2022] BY ICFAI LAW SCHOOL, HYDERABAD: SUBMIT NOW!!

The ICFAI Law School (ICFAI LAW SCHOOL) is a significant segment of the IFHE and recognized by Bar Council of India. The ICFAI LAW SCHOOL Hyderabad offers BBA.LLB (Hons) and BA.LLB (Hons) integrated five year courses, One Year LLM in Corporate and Commercial Laws and Tax Laws, Two Year LLM in Insolvency & bankruptcy Law and Criminal Law, Ph.D. fulltime and part time programs and Fifteen Certificate Courses in Cyber Law, Infrastructure Laws, Law of Financial Services, Immigration Laws, Solid Waste Management and Law, Goods and services Tax Laws, International Trade Law and Forensic Science and Law, Data Protection Laws, Arbitration, Mediation, Trade Mark law, Insolvency Resolution Professionals, Para Legal Services of Trial Courts, and Advanced Para Legal Services. 

It has been ranked 1st Among Top Law Schools of Telangana among Government and Private Law Schools by CSR-GHRDC 2021. It has been ranked. 1st among the Best Promising Law School in India – Higher Education Review 2018, 2019 & 2020. It has been ranked 3rd among Top Law Schools – India Today. It has been ranked 4th among Top Law Schools of Eminence in India GHRDC. It has been ranked 7th among Private Law Colleges Careers 360.

ABOUT THE CENTRE 

The Centre for Excellence in IPR is a constituent of ICFAI Law School, IFHE, Hyderabad to promote research and awareness in the field of intellectual property rights. The centre is dedicated to impart IP education and training to students, academicians and professionals across the country. 

The centre for IPR is established to promote interdisciplinary research in the area of intellectual property law, science, technology, arts and economics. 

The centre for IPR is looking forward to undertake research projects on the contemporary issues of importance related to intellectual property rights. The centre provides consultancy services to the innovator, creators and entrepreneurs on the filing, registration, protection, management and infringement of intellectual property rights. The centre also regularly organises conferences, seminars and webinars to spread IP awareness among the students, academicians and professionals. 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

This conference is a platform to academicians, professionals, researchers  and students to discuss and provide solution to various key human right issues and operational challenges raised by changing dimensions of existing  intellectual property regime. 

The conference will provide a valuable insight on these humanitarian  concerns related to existing intellectual property regime raised at national and global level and will contribute in developing a better intellectual property regime to strike a balance between the rights of inventors and creators and the interests of society at large 

THEMES 

Jurisprudential Foundation of IPR and Human Rights 

  • Monopolistic Rights v. Public Interest 
  • Theoretical Justifications of IPR and Human Rights 
  • Rationalizing IP from the lenes of Human Rights 
  • Individualism versus Utilitarianism: Towards a refined IP System 

Intellectual Property Rights’ response to Human Right to Health 

  • Patent and Right to Health 
  • Access to medicine/vaccine in the post COVID world 
  • Promoting Medical Technologies and Innovation 
  • Biotechnological patents and Human Rights 
  • Digital Health Technologies and Intellectual Property Regime 

IPR and Human Rights: Indigenous and Cultural Rights 

  • Safeguarding Traditional Knowledge as a Cultural Right 
  • Intellectual Property and Right of indigenous people 
  • Protecting Cultural Heritage through Intellectual Property rights 
  • Fostering/stimulating innovation through Culture 
  • Copyright and Traditional Cultural Expression 

IP and Sustainable Development Goals 

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable Development 
  • Biodiversity and Access & Benefit Sharing 
  • Plant variety protection and farmer’s rights 
  • Misappropriation of IP assets: Biopiracy and Bioprospecting

IPR and Human Right to freedom of Expression 

  • Copyright and Freedom of Expression 
  • Intellectual Property, Privacy and Right to Disclosure 
  • Author’s Right as Human Right 
  • Neighbouring Rights: A Human Right Perspective 

The list above is only suggestive but not exhaustive. The participants may submit their research papers within the broad areas of the theme of the conference. The conference invites original research papers from academicians, advocates, industry experts, management sciences, students of law and all those related to the central theme. The Conference invites original research articles on various areas of intellectual property rights in the form of full-length scholarly papers documenting substantial research work. 

The proposals should consist of an abstract of 500 words that clearly outline the research questions, methodological approach, and relevance to the field of IPR. 

Abstracts should be sent to centexcellipr@ifheindia.org 

IMPORTANT DATES 

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT – 25TH APRIL, 2022

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF FULL PAPERS – 7TH MAY, 2022

LAST DATE FOR SUBMITTING PPT – 21ST MAY, 2022

INTIMATION OF ACCEPTANCE -WITHIN 72 HOURS OF SUBMISSION 

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION 

Submissions for presentation in the conference are to be mailed in the form of an abstract of 500 words and full research papers (Not less than 5000 words) with footnotes in bluebook 20th edition format. 

The research paper is to be typed in Font – Times New Roman with font size 12 and line spacing 1.5, headings to be typed in font size 14 Bold and footnotes in font size 10. The abstract should be of 400-500 words with minimum five keywords and must be accompanied by a cover page consisting of the author’s details. 

All the submissions are to be sent to email ID: centexcellipr@ifheindia.org

Conference Proceedings and Publication All the accepted full research papers submitted before deadline will be published in a book form with ISBN number. The presentation of accepted research paper is mandatory for the purpose of publication. 

PRIZES 

BEST RESEARCH PAPER – 5000

RUPEES SECOND BEST PAPER – 3000

RUPEES THIRD BEST PAPER – 2000 

PAYMENT DETAILS 

Account No : 020201007037 

Type of Account : Current Account 

Name of the Account : IFHE – Seminars & Workshops A/c Name of the Bank : ICICI Bank 

Bank Address : Nerella House, No. 4, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, Hyderabad – 500082, Telangana 

RTGS/NEFT IFSC Code : ICIC0000202 

Registration Link : https://forms.gle/2otpab1H1MtKjgc69

Registration Fees : Rs.1500/- each author 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairman: Prof. A.V. Narsimha Rao
Director, ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad

Coordinator(s): 

Mr. Dilip Sharma 

Assistant Professor, ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad 

Mobile: +91-7698737458 

Email: dilipsharma@ifheindia.org 

Ms. Manini Sidhu 

Assistant Professor, ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad 

Mobile : +91-8800864823 

Email : sidhumanini@ifheindia.org 

Centre Coordinator – Dr. S V Damodar Reddy 

Creative Head and Treasurer – Ms. S. Prathyusha 

Media Coordinator – Mrs. Richa Jain

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