Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy

Introduction

  • Patents and copyright inherently confer both costs and benefits to individuals and companies and to society at large. They provide an incentive for invention or creation that may benefit society, as well as the rights holder, but they also impose costs on the users of protected works.
  • University is not–for–profit corporations which share the fundamental missions of providing medical care for patients, training health care professionals, conducting biomedical research, and otherwise serving the public.

Objective

  • The purpose of this policy is to promote these missions by making inventions, copyrightable works and other intellectual property that may be created by physicians, researchers, trainees and others who are at or associated with the university for the benefit of the public while also providing for a fair allocation of the financial costs and rewards associated with them.

Practice& Guidelines

  • Intellectual Property Cellon behalf of Research Cell looking after overall activities concerning with intellectual property of the university.
  • In practice, Upon submission of IP documents to Research Cell or verbal intimation by innovator to Research officials, Research Cell forward the innovator’s idea to Sumandeep Patent Attorney, Mr. Bhavik Patel, for further screening and identification of IP in the innovator claims.
  • Upon finding the content, Patent Attorney files the application for eligible claims.
  • All the expense for filing the application will bear by SV and will consider as “The Applicant”.
  • Innovator has all the authority for commercialization of the IP with prior MoU. For any commercial benefits, SV and researcher will engaged in 20:80 ratios.
  • IPR cell is responsible for arranging social activities for members of the organization and promotes knowledge of intellectualproperty law by lectures, discussions, books, correspondences, pamphlets, dissemination of information or otherwise.
  • IPR cell shall aids, assists and facilitates owners of intellectual property.
  • IPR cell also fosters ties, mutual cooperation and understanding among those who are practicing in the field of intellectual property law and through such ties promotes the protection and development of intellectual property in university.
  • IPR cell shall provide customized corporate services such as legal consultancy in Intellectual Property Rights and in related areas such as anti-dumping, anti-competition, IP audits, anti-trust laws and respond to questions affecting intellectual property law and/or the interest of the university faculty/students.
  • IPR cell shall encourages innovation of IPR’s by interacting and keeping pace with developments outside the university and engages in activities in conjunction with other bodies or associations within the limits of the university’s objects.
  • IPR cell shall arrange reciprocal concessions and co-operation with other such bodies and associationsand assists in implementing the rules and enforcement of laws pertaining to IPR.
  • IPR cell shall conduct training and capacity building activities for students and faculty and seeks affiliation with National or International bodies keeping in view of the fact that personal empowerment and convergence plays a crucial role in IPR issues.
  • IPR cell shall monitor all the IPR concerned on-going activities in the university, maintains the data, records and documentations at IPR cell.
  • If faculty is applying for any patent, the university has special incentive for thesame(Chapter 8).
* Framed on 10th April 2015