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  • WIPO India Summer School on Intellectual Property 2019 was held during June 17-28, 2019

Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur and Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of IP Management, Nagpur (RGNIIPM) in furtherance of their partnership with the WIPO Academy-Geneva organised the Third WIPO-India Summer School 2019 on Intellectual Property during June 17-28, 2019. The programme was inaugurated on June 17, 2019 by Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur and Dr. K.S. Kardam, Sr. Joint Controller of Patents & Designs, Intellectual Property Office in the presence of Prof. (Dr.) V.C. Vivekanandan, Dean, School of Law, Bennett University, Mr. Pankaj Borkar, ead, RGNIIPM, and Dr.RaginiKhubalkar, Assistant Professor of Law and Head, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights at MNLU Nagpur. Sixty-five (65) participants including students and young professional from different disciplines of Science, Law, Engineering, IP Offices, participated in the Summer School. The following experts from the field of Intellectual Property were invited to share their experiences with the participants.

  • Dr.AnindyaSircar, Registered Patent Agent and Distinguished Intellectual Property Consultant
  • Adv. DipakParmar
  • Shri. JagdishSwaroop, Dy. Registrar of Copyright, Copyright Office, India
  • Dr.Pawan Kumar Pandey, Dy. Registrar, Trade Mark Registry, India
  • Shri. R.A. Tiwari, Dy Registrar, Trademark Registry, India
  • Ms. Rajeshwari H., Founder of Rajeshwari& Associates
  • Mr. Ajay Panwar, Senior Counsel Intellectual Property-Mastercard
  • Shri. D. K Rahut, Ex- Sr. Joint Controller of Patents & Designs
  • Prof. V.K. Unni, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Shri. Chinnaraja G. Naidu, Deputy Registrar of Geographical Indications
  • Adv. Gaurav Gogia, Senior Associate, United IPR
  • Mr. Renaud Gaillard, Counsellor Intellectual Property, Embassy of France in India
  • Shri. G. Natraj, Patent Attorney
  • Dr. R. C Agrawal, Registrar General, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmerís Rights
  • Ms. Vaneesha Jain, Senior Associate, Saikrishna& Associates
  • Shri. Damodar Vaidya, Executive Partner, Lakshmikumaran&Sridharan Attorneys
The Ten-day WIPO-India Summer School concluded on June 28, 2019 with the Valedictory Ceremony. The Valedictory Ceremony was graced by Hon'ble Shri Justice V.S. Sirpurkar, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India as Chief guest and Shri Damodar Vaidya, Executive Partner, Lakshmikumaran&Sridharan Attorneys as Guest of Honour. Prof. (Dr.) Vijender Kumar Vice-Chancellor, Prof. C. Ramesh Kumar, Registrar (I/c) were also present on the Dias. Dr.RaginiKhubalkar, Head-Centre for IPR submitted the Ten-day Summer School Report and Dr.Pankaj Borkar of RGNIIPM Nagpur proposed the Vote of Thanks.