JOB POST AT MNLU MUMBAI: CHAIR PROFESSOR:Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) IPR Chair, MNLU Mumbai

JOB POST AT MNLU MUMBAI: CHAIR PROFESSOR:Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) IPR Chair, MNLU Mumbai




Chair Professor – Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) IPR Chair, MNLU Mumbai


7th May 2019

Closing Date of Application

22nd May 2019 05:00 PM


₹ 1,00,000/- (Consolidated)


24th May 2019 02:30 PM Onwards

Role and Responsibilities:

The Chair Professor shall work in close coordination with the Centre for Research in Intellectual Property (CRIP) of the University
(i) Initiate, plan, implement and follow-up research activities exclusively in the area of IPR law and policy in collaboration with national and international stakeholders including law firms, corporate houses, government departments, public sector undertakings, funding agencies etc.;

(ii) Plan and conduct training and extension activities such as workshops, seminars, round-table conferences etc.; (iii) Provide input to legislature, executive and judiciary on latest trends and developments in IPR law and policy on a regular and upon request basis;
(iv) Assist in IPR law and policy related activities of DIPP and MNLU Mumbai;
(v) Contribute towards ensuring that MNLU Mumbai achieves knowledge and research excellence world-wide in IPR law and policy;
(vi) Report on an annual and periodic basis to DIPP and the University on programs and activities, indicators of achievement, results obtained under the Chair;
(vii) The Chair shall undertake survey studies, research projects etc. as required.

Essential Criteria:

(i) An academic/scholar of outstanding track record in the area of IPR and aligned area of studies.
(ii) Good knowledge of latest national and international research trends and developments in relevant area;
(iii) Retired Officials of IP Offices under CGPDTM having experience of 5 years of working at GP ₹ 6600/- or above (as Controller of Patent & Design or Registrar of Trademark & Geographical Indications or Registrar of Copyrights); (iv) An outstanding professional with established reputation in the field of IPR, who has made significant contribution to knowledge in the field (to be substantiated by credentials);


(i) Experience in teaching/research in premier law universities/colleges in relevant area;
(ii) Excellent inter-personal and team-building skills;
(iii) Ability to innovate and to improve research, training and extension activities or services and to pursue interesting new ideas and new methods in the field of IPR.

How to Apply?
Updated CV should be submitted either via email or via speed post on or before 22nd May 2019 at 5 PM (IST) addressed to below mentioned recipient with clear subject line “Application for the Chair Professor – DIPP IPR Chair” to

Address: The Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai, 2nd Floor, CETTM MTNL Building, Hiranandani Gardens, Technology Street, Powai (Mumbai) 400076

Important Notes:
(i) This appointment is for one year subject to extension.
(ii) The University retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a revised remuneration, or to make an appointment with a modified job description and to fix revised qualification and requirements.
(iii) Candidates are required to bring three copies of their resume with photograph affixed on all copies, original and one set of photocopy of their Academic certificates, Experience certificate and other documents.
(iv) Reporting time is 02:30 PM. Candidates reporting after 02:30 PM shall not be allowed to appear for interview.

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