I feel proud and privileged to inform you that Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, an Institution with a students’ centric outlook, was established by the Government of Maharashtra in 2015. The University started its academic activities from August 1, 2016 and is currently in its fifth year of academic pursuits with five batches of undergraduate degree course [B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) Five-Year Integrated Degree Course]; fifth batch of postgraduate degree program [One-Year LL.M.]; and three batches of Ph.D. programme. The University is pursuing excellence in legal and justice education under the dynamic leadership of the Chancellor, Hon’ble Shri Justice S.A. Bobde, Chief Justice of India. The University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi. It is also a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi and Consortium of National Law Universities of India. Recently, the University has launched B.A.LL.B. (Honours in Adjudication and Justicing) Five-Year Integrated Degree Course, the first-of-its-kind in India; it aims to train and equip students for the entry level of Judiciary.
It gives me immense pleasure to inform you that the University is organising WIPO-India Summer School on Intellectual Property (Online) from February 08 to 19, 2021 consecutively for the fourth time. This is yet another milestone in the trend that the University has set by organising three Summer Schools in 2017, 2018 and 2019 continuously, excepting the year 2020, wherein, the Summer School was not organised due to the pandemic. The University is making rapid progress as envisaged by the visionaries and missionaries of the University.
In order to promote awareness about Intellectual Property, the University in association with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management, Nagpur (RGNIIPM) and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva is organising the WIPO-India Summer School on Intellectual Property (Online) from February 08 to 19, 2021 at Nagpur. The main objective of the Summer School is to provide an opportunity to the students of IPR and young professionals to acquire an in-depth knowledge in each domain of Intellectual Property Law regime. The Summer School will provide value addition to learning/interaction/deliberation by eminent experts, academicians, case studies, simulation exercises and group discussions.
The registration for the said Online Summer School is open from December 07, 2020 to January 31, 2021. Therefore, your good-self is kindly requested to circulate the program details (attached herewith) among the students, research scholars, and faculty members of your esteemed Institution.