GNLU-GUJCOST and Centre for IPR Essay Competition 2016


GNLU Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, has launched the GNLU Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Essay Competition to instil and encourage legal scholarship and research in Intellectual Property Rights among the students.


Participants may choose one of the following themes for the essay:

  1. Space Technology and IPR: Challenges, Issues and Remedies
  2. Commercialization of Nanotechnology and Its Related IPR Issues and Remedies
  3. Protection of Traditional Knowledge and IPR: Does India Need A Sui Generis Legislation?
  4. Digital Libraries And Art Galleries and Its Relationship with IPR: Issues, Challenges and Alternatives and Solutions


The last date for the submission of the essays isMay 15, 2016 by 11.59 P.M.

The winners shall be notified by email:


1st Prize: cash prize of Rs. 20,000/-  and a Certificate

2nd Prize: cash prize of Rs. 15,000/- and a Certificate

3rd Prize: cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- and a Certificate

Certificates of participation shall be issued to the top 10 essays.


  1. Any student pursuing five or three year LLB and/or Master of Law (LLM) programme is eligible to participate in the competition.
  2. Only one submission per author shall be entertained.
  3. Co-authorship by a maximum of 2 students is permitted.


  1. NidhiBuch

Faculty Convener and Director, GNLU Centre for IPR


  1. Hardik Parikh

Faculty Member, GNLU Centre for IPR


  1. Tania Sebastian

Faculty Member, GNLU Centre for IPR


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