International Seminar on Health, Human Rights & Intellectual Property Rights

Centre For Law And Policy:

The Centre for Health Law and policy is an interdisciplinary centre and it aims to encourage, promote and support innovative, scholarship including teaching, research, consultancy and advocacy in areas of the healthcare law. The activities of the centre include fostering collaborative links across institutions and fields related to health law, alliance with professional associations and bodies encaged in promotion of health of people, undertake research projects on various issues coming under health law and policies.

Centre For Intellectual Property Rights :

Realising the importance of IPR ‘ The Centre For Intellectual Property Rights’ (CIPR) was established to promote Intellectual Property awareness in the society, and to encourage research in the emerging arena of Intellectual Property. The twin primary goals of the centre are to enhance research and expertise pro-actively in the novel and the emerging fields of intellectual property law, as well as to become a source of information and expertise on the subject to stakeholders.


  • Emerging trends in biomedical and genetic technologies.
  • Ethical issues of use of biomedical technologies on human beings.
  • Biomedical technologies and access to healthcare International and national scenario.
  • Biomedical technologies and its impact on public health.
  • Biomedical and Genetic technologies.
  • Involvement of and need for iteration of human rights.
  • Genetic privacy and confidentiality of data.
  • Regulation of bio-banks.
  • Intellectual Property Systemic responses to novel biomedical technologies.
  • Possibilities of anti-commons effect.
  • Importance of level playing field in emerging technologies-defining and facilitating ideal competition.
  • Involvement of intellectual property in novel health.

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The file name of the abstract should start with your name. It should not exceed 300-500 words
and must be accompanied by a cover page stating the following:

  • Name of the Author & Designation
  • Title of the Paper
  • Email address

Theme Paper

  • The full paper should not exceed 4000 words (exclusive of footnotes).
  • Co-authorship is permitted with a maximum of two authors only.
  • In the case of co-authorship at least one author must attend the seminar to present the paper. 
  • The main text should be in Times New Roman with font size 12 and spacing of 1.5.
  • The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single spacing.
  • One inch margins on all sides should be maintained and citation should be blue book style.
  • All submissions must be the author’s original and unpublished work. Plagiarized submissions will be disqualified.
  • Selected works will be considered for publication in the Journal of Centre. For that an undertaking  is sought from the authors, stating that it is not published or given for publication. elsewhere.  

Event Details
Contact US

Dr. Liji Samuel
Director (i/c), CHLP, NUALS
Mob: +91 94971 95387

Dr. Athira P. S.
Director (i/c), CIPR, NUALS
Mob:+91 99952 30047

Important Dates

Abstracts Submission Closing date - November 25th, 2019

Abstract Acceptance and Intimation - November 30th, 2019

Full Paper Submission Closing Date - December 31st, 2019

Registration Closing Date – 10th January, 2020

Payment Details

Online Transfer or Send a DD in the name of 'The Registrar, NUALS, Kochi' PIN 683503 to be payable at Ernakulam

Account Name:
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS),

State Bank of India,
Kalamassery Branch,
Shanu Tower, Kalamassery P. O.,
Kochi - 683 104

SB Account No: 67163133426
MICR Code: 682002917
Branch Code: 70145
IFSC Code : SBIN0070145