Sonipat, Aug 10, 2021: OP Jindal Global University (JGU), an Institution of Eminence, and the Intellectual Property Talent Search Examination Academy have entered into a strategic partnership to create awareness and capacity in innovation, entrepreneurship and intellectual property build up rights. A MoU between JGU and IPTSE was held in the virtual presence of Mr. Sourabh Sachdeva, Director of the IPTSE, with Dr. Sheetal Chopra, Honorary Course Advisor to IPTSE and Director of IPR Policy, Ericsson India, and Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan, Senior Vice, signed President at TCS and First Mission Director of Atal Innovation Mission. Also present were Prof. Dabiru Sridhar Patnaik, Registrar of JGU, Professor (Dr) Ashish Bharadwaj, Dean of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) and Prof. (Dr.) SG Sreejith, Executive Dean of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) ). The MoU covers the Talent Search Examination for Intellectual Property – an IP Olympiad held for students at various levels in their academic careers. As part of the MoU, JGU and JSBF will organize workshops, seminars, webinars and training programs for faculty members and students. The university will also include the platform in the curriculum of the BA Hons Finance & Entrepreneurship. In addition to integrating the platform into the curriculum, JGU also supports students in preparing for the IPTSE Academy certificate examination. The keynote speech was given by Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan on “Nurturing Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among Young Indians”, in which he mentioned that digital technology will play an even greater role in the future in empowering our youth in schools and universities as well as in business Industry sectors. He said, “Innovative technologies have enabled us to live in an unprecedented creative era in the history of our civilization, re-imagining a new world and finding new innovations that the world has never thought of before. I urge students to take advantage of this as they live in a world that rests on the shoulders of giants who laid the foundations for students to dream of a new future. “The best innovations at Atal Tinkering Labs came from students who were able to apply their creativity to problems facing their communities, and not necessarily from the front runners in schools. Successful startups could thrive because they had latent creative genius, curiosity and Ramanan urged students to “make an impact, an influence that will resonate around the world.” In the opening address, Prof. Sridhar Patnaik highlighted the achievements of OP Jindal Global University and the importance it brings University attaches importance to the interdisciplinary nature of its teaching. He said: “The JGU focuses on innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, what through the multidisciplinary contribution of the JSBF, JGLS and other schools to the education of students becomes clear. I am confident that the MoU will intensify our efforts in teaching and training students in innovation and intellectual property. ”He also highlighted the university’s various initiatives related to intellectual property rights – Center for Intellectual Property & Technology Law and the Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO) – bringing together stakeholders to conduct research on intellectual property rights. The university was also awarded the Jean Monnet Chair in Research and Education in Technology Law by the European Commission Ashish Bharadwaj, Dean of the Finance School at JGU, which will drive this partnership, explained the importance of understanding how effective innovation takes place in India. Professor Bharadwaj said: “The entrepreneurial spirit of the individual enables one to overcome adverse life situations and challenges in the Wi tackle the challenge of pushing the boundaries of imagination and technology. Many of the technical and non-technical innovations and technological solutions that we see every day ”have become an integral part of our lives. The proven IP system has made it possible for the advantages of these solutions and techniques to penetrate all areas of society. We would like to share this knowledge with our students of finance, entrepreneurship, business, law, and other disciplines so that they can become informed innovators and socially conscious entrepreneurs. “Dr. Sheetal Chopra, Director, IPR Policy, Ericsson India expressed her appreciation for the initiative Taken by the two academic institutions with the support of leading business and government agencies, she said, “This pioneering partnership and long-term relationship will create a vital awareness of the importance of innovation and intellectual property to create an IP policy that does Hour is. ” Mr. Sourabh Sachdeva, Director of the IPTSE Academy, said: “IPTSE has consistently worked to improve the understanding of the benefits of intellectual property among students from various disciplines by organizing various activities including webinars, conferences, debates and faculty development programs.” Registrations for the 4th IP Olympiad are now open to engineering and economics students. Scientists and teachers can take part in these Olympics. Prof. (Dr.) SG Sreejith, Executive Dean of the Jindal Global Law School, gave the closing remarks and was confident that the students of the JGLS would benefit enormously from this partnership between the JGU and the IPTSE Academy, especially due to the orientation of the law School on IP through a variety of courses offered and faculty and students who are active participants in the research and dissemination of the intellectual property discourse in India.

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