CIIPR, RGNUL is organising its 1st National Intellectual Property Article Writing Competition. Scroll down for more details!

Centre for Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights, RGNUL Punjab is organising its 1st National Intellectual Property Article Writing Competition 2023 and is inviting entries for the same.


Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, to fulfill the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization.

About the Centre

CIIPR aims at teaching and promoting research in the IPR specialization course which is to synergize all types of IPRs in all the fields of sciences, technologies, engineering, and other fields of studies and further promote innovations in the interest of all the stakeholders. RGNUL, Punjab has itself been established as the Nodal Centre of Academics and Professionalism in legal education and is yet to establish itself in specializing in Intellectual Property Clinics (IP Clinics). Efforts by RGNUL to create an enabling milieu by way of modernizing the IPR infrastructure as well as implementing various programs for the creation of awareness among the professionals as well as the public will be a milestone of success.

About the Competition

The Article writing competition intends to provide young writers a platform to test their adroitness for writing and explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the routine college curriculum. The students are expected to analyse and suggest ways to encourage innovation and strengthen the current IPR regime. The organizers aim to promote research and writing while contributing to an innovative future leading to sustainable development.

Format of the Competition

The competition format would include a mandatory registration, and participants must submit a final draft in WORD format, which must be between 1500 and 2500 words, on the themes mentioned below. Winners will be announced after the blind peer review process is completed. The paper presentations will be conducted in online mode.


  • Intellectual property and Artificial Intelligence: The dichotomy of ownership
  • Emerging Intellectual Property Rights and Barriers in the Global World
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Human rights: Paving the path for the future.
  • Management of Intellectual Properties and developments in the Aviation and space sector.
  • The role of IPR and Innovation in the domain of Artificial intelligence: Issues and Challenges
  • Intellectual Properties in Geographical Indication, Trademark and Design
The list is non-exhaustive; students are free to choose any other allied topic related to the broad themes of Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights.


Students currently pursuing their bachelor’s degree in law i.e. 3-year LL.B. course, 5-year LL.B. or LL.M course in the field of law are eligible to participate.

Registration Fee

  • INR 500 excluding GST charges.
  • For RGNUL students: INR 250 excluding GST charges.

Registration and Payment

Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline: 25th November 2023
  • Submission Deadline: 15th January 2024
  • Paper Presentation [Virtual]: 3 February 2024


  • 1st prize: INR 7000
  • 2nd Prize: INR 5000
  • 3rd Prize: INR 3000
  • Internship opportunities will be provided to the top two ranks by SS Rana & Co.
  • Top 10 ranked articles to be published in the special issue of RGNUL RLR Journal and on the official CIIPR-RGNUL website. Merit certificates will be awarded to these participants. Participation certificates will be awarded to individuals whose abstracts are selected.





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  • Kavya Dixit: +91-9151664409
  • Aashray Raina: +91-7051856500
  • Sehar Gupta: +91-7006505294

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