Webinar on Online Education and Challenges to Copyright Law, by IPAAC NLUO [June 4]: Register Now!

The Intellectual Property Analysis and Advocacy Centre (IPAAC), NLU Odisha is organizing a webinar on the topic of ‘Online Education and Challenges to Copyright Law’, on the 4th of June 2021, at 5 P.M. IST  with Professor Raman Mittal as our esteemed resource person for the event.

About the Organizer

National Law University Odisha (NLUO) is a public law school and a National law University in India located at Cuttack, Odisha. It was established in 2008 (Act 4 of 2008) under the National Law University Odisha Act, commencing its first batch from July 2009. The Institute offers undergraduate ( integrated B.A./LL.B. , B.B.A./LL.B. , and post-graduate courses ( L.L.M , M.Phil. , PhD ) in law.

Intellectual Property Analysis and Advocacy Centre (IPAAC) has been established with the objective of enhancing the intellectual property knowledge base and research capabilities of the country in general, and the State of Odisha in particular. The center attempts to achieve these aims through a two-pronged strategy. Firstly, it attempts to disseminate information on intellectual property rights with a view to creating awareness in the public in general about their rights and duties. Secondly, it initiates research into relatively unexplored and novel areas, taking into consideration the industrial application of intellectual property.

About the Webinar

 Online Education and Challenges to Copyright Law ’

Education has been revitalised  or in essence revolutionised in the way the delivery mechanisms have functioned, especially in the pandemic world. With classes moving online, onuses on legal research now delve upon the questions of the viability of copyright laws and its applications in terms of the education that is provided to the students worldwide in the online medium. Be it on the recorded lectures, materials and other mediums shared. With a growing debate and exploration of this area there certainly lies the ability for discourse and dissemination.

With eminent researchers in copyright law, the Centre believes that the webinar works as an extensive and discursive academic forum for the engagement of concerned students, practitioners, and academicians on this topic.

The Speakers

Professor Raman Mittal, currently the Professor-in-Charge of Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Prof. Mittal has had an illustrious career working at various institutions of prominence throughout India, including the Indian law Institute as well as practicing at the Winthrop Stimson Putnam and Roberts Law firm based out of the USA.

He is a University Gold Medalist in Masters from Panjab University and has a Ph.D. from Panjab University as well. He has also completed his M.S.S. from the International Space University France. Prof. Mittal has done his postdoctoral from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich. He has published his work extensively in various international and national journals, and has been the editor in multiple editorial boards for journals. He speaks widely on issues which are  prominent in the world and India within his research interests, including Intellectual Property Rights, Contracts, Licensing, Banking, Insurance and International Laws.

Prof. Mittal also visits multiple institutions of prominence around the world in the capacity of an academic visitor. He has also advised the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in treaty negotiations and was also one of the members of the Indian Delegation to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the purpose  of negotiating international treaties related to copyright laws. Prof. Mittal has also worked in the Drafting Committee working towards the drafting of the Indian Copyright Rules, 2013.

General Details

  • Date: 4th June 2021
  • Time of Event: 5 PM to 6 PM IST

How to Register?

Click on the link given at the end of this post to register for the webinar.

Kindly note, that after registration a confirmation email containing the information about joining the meeting will be sent to the email-ids, the same is requested to be followed, to join the session.

Click here to register for the webinar.

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