Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell


Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell - IIHMR University

Intellectual property (IP) refers to distinct types of creations of the mind. IP shall include Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, and other species such as computer software or printed material, any new and useful process, the machine, composition of matter, life form, article of manufacture, software, copyrighted work, such things as new or improved devices, circuits, chemical compounds, drugs, genetically engineered biological organisms, data sets, software, musical processes, or unique and innovative uses of existing inventions.


An Intellectual Property Right Cell (IPR Cell) has been created in IIHMR University under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble President, IIHMR University to look after the activities related to the Intellectual Property (IP) of the University like evaluation and filling of patent, copyright, and design.

IPR Cell of IIHMR University provides a platform for all the researchers, students, staff, startups, and individuals to interact and discuss various breakthroughs, bottlenecks, and recent developments in research with particular relevance to creating, managing, filing, obtaining, and monetization of the IP assets in the university. The IPR Cell will work for the management of IP through University’s IP Policy. Particular attention will be paid by the IPR Cell to conduct awareness sessions about IPR, guide the stakeholders in the generation and preservation of IP in the university. The IPC shall make recommendations to the President, IIHMR University.

Functions of IPR Cell

  • To create an awareness about IPR and guide the stakeholders.
  • To encourage and support faculty members, research scholars, university staff, and students to involve in patentable IP generation.
  • To impart training on future endeavors regarding IP filing processes. Provide support to inventors in novelty check on the IP, facilitate the discussion with IP attorney and enable the filing of IP.
  • To work on enabling and supporting technology/IP transfer and commercialization.
  • To enable IP Policy adoption and implementation at the university.