Job @ Maharashtra National Law University as Chair Professor

apply by: 31st Dec,2022
Job @ Maharashtra National Law University as Chair Professor
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About Maharashtra National Law University

Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai is a National Law University located at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and is one of most prestigious law schools in India. MNLU Mumbai offers a five-year integrated B.A LL.B. programme and LL.M. Programmes. Students have to qualify for CLAT to secure admission to UG or PG.

Name of the Post

Chair Professor – Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) IPR Chair

Role and Responsibilities

  • 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.;

  • Plan and conduct training and extension activities such as workshops, seminars, round-table conferences etc.;

  • Provide input to the legislature, executive and judiciary on the latest trends and developments in IPR law and policy on a regular and upon-request basis;

  • Assist in IPR law and policy-related activities of DPIIT and MNLU Mumbai;

  • Contribute towards ensuring that MNLU Mumbai achieves knowledge and research excellence worldwide in IPR law and policy;

  • Report on an annual and periodic basis to DPIIT and the University on programs and activities, indicators of achievement, and results obtained under the Chair;

  • The Chair shall undertake survey studies, research projects etc. as required.

Essential Criteria

  • An academic/scholar with an outstanding track record in the area of IPR and aligned areas of studies;

  • Good knowledge of the latest national and international research trends and developments in relevant areas;

  • Retired Officials of IP Offices under CGPDTM having experience of 5 years of working at GP Rs. 6600/- or above as Controller of Patent & Design or Registrar of Trademark & Geographical Indications or Registrar of Copyrights);

  • An outstanding professional with an established reputation in the field of IPR, who has made a significant contribution to knowledge in the field (to be substantiated by credentials);

  • Teaching or Industry experience of 10 years in a reputed organization is required; and

  • Individuals with ages up to 69 years are eligible to apply.


  • Experience in teaching/research in premier law universities/colleges in relevant areas;

  • Excellent inter-personal and team-building skills;

  • 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.


Rs. 1,00,000/- (Consolidated)

How to Apply?

Updated CV should be submitted via email on or before 31st December 2022 at 5 PM(IST) addressed to below mentioned recipient with clear subject line "Application for the post of Chair Professor - DPIIT IPR Chair" to

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