GNLU & George Washington University Law School | Certificate Course on Patent Law Practices in the United  States, India and China

GNLU and George Washington University Law School are jointly hosting a Certificate Course on “Patent Law Practices in the United States, India and China” on 3-4 October, 2018 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.

About The George Washington University Law School – India Studies Center:  Since 2004, the  George Washington University  Law School in  association  with  the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has hosted the IP Summit in India as part of its India  Studies Center.  The annual  event  seeks to enhance  education  in  the  field of intellectual property  (IP) law. Participants  include leading academics, industry  leaders, lawyers, judges and policymakers in the IP field from the U.S., Europe, India and other Asian countries.

The IP Summit has certain distinct features: mock trials/moot courts that are held at an Indian  university (e.g., IIT-Delhi, National  Law School in Bangalore) with US and Indian judges and lawyers; judicial round tables;  court and patent office visits; and international conferences.  Summit events have been held in New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune and Goa. This is the first time that the George Washington University Law School is offering this 2 Day Certificate Course in India. Attendees will learn patent law from the world’s leading authorities. Each attendee will receive a certificate from the George Washington University Law School.

About GNLU-GUJCOST Research Centre of Excellence on IPR Laws, Policies & Practices:  In 2014, the Government of Gujarat established the Gujarat Council of Science and Technology (GUJCOST) IPR Chair, which aims at developing a synergy between facets of Science and Technology with IP, to look at how the common man can be benefited. is aim is fulfilled by undertaking various awareness programs and intense discussions on the developments in IP, various amendments brought to IP laws and how they affect scientific and technological advancements. These activities are combined with research papers, in order to maximize the reach of ideas among authorities at various levels.

About The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law: RGSOIPL in IIT Kharagpur is a unique law school that was set up in 2006 with a vision of building scientists and engineers into Intellectual Property Lawyers. e School has been set up with the help of generous support of a distinguished alumnus, Mr. Vinod Gupta (from the 1967 B.Tech batch). There has been an increasing relevance of law in relation to technological developments and a requirement of professionals and lawyers with understanding of the interdisciplinary areas of technology and law.

Topics to be covered : Patent eligibility/ineligibility, Utility, Novelty, Non-obviousness, e Specification and Objective Disclosure Doctrines (Written Description and Enablement), Claim Construction and Indefiniteness, and Infringement.

Principal Faculty:

  • Dean John Whealan,  Associate Dean of Intellectual Property  Law at e George Washington University Law School
  • Hon. Randall R. Rader, Chief Judge (retired), Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit
  • Prof. Huang  Wushuang,  Dean, IP School, East China  University of Political Science and Law
  • Prof. Dr. Prabuddha Ganguli, Professor, Rajiv Gandhi  School of IP Law, IIT Kharagpur
  • Prof. Dr. Raj S. Davé, GUJCOST  IPR Chair, Gujarat  National  Law University,  and Founder and President of Davé Law Group

Who can participate:

  • Students
  • Academicians
  • Research Scholars

Fees : Click on the link  below for online payment:

  • Students- Rs. 1500 (excluding accommodation)
  • Academicians, Research Scholars- Rs. 2000 (excluding accommodation)
  • Professionals- Rs. 2500 (excluding accommodation)

Click on the link for online payment.

After payment of fees, kindly fill the registration form.

Facilitation  Coordinator:  Dr.  Gouri  Gargate,  Rajiv Gandhi  School  of  IP  Law, IIT Kharagpur, and Ms. Hetvi Trivedi, Research Associate, Gujarat National Law University

Contact for details:

Date: 3-4 October, 2018

Venue: Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Click HERE to view the Brochure.

For more details, please contact: Ms. Hetvi Trivedi • 8128650886 and Ms. Vaishali Singh • 8128650838


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