DATE: 4thAugust 2019

VENUE: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

Organised by: Knowledge Steez

Partners : European Center for Legal Education and Research, Romania

ILS Law College, Pune

Institute of Huzrat Mohammad,  Bangladesh

Concept Note

The World Conference on Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights is an attempt to discuss various aspects of Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights and their Interrelationship.  Human Rights law and Intellectual Property Rights law both two different sets of law since their beginning. But in this todays advancement era it has been observed that both are interconnected. Intellectual Property Rights in recent years become increasingly relevant in diverse policy areas, which includes health, trade, culture, heritage, environment , food security, scientific and technology etc. Intellectual Property Rights are enshrined as Human Rights in the UDHR, ICESCR, ICCPR, VDPA and other international and national instruments.

This conference will serve as a platform for Academicians, students, human rights activists, lawyers and other stakeholders from all over the globe to come forward to reflect upon various issues and conflicts between Human Rights and IPR.

Sub Titles

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Human Rights Law
  • IPR and Human Right to Health
  • IPR in Clinical Legal Education: Methods and Practice
  • IPR and Human Right to Food
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Plant Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Traditional Knowledge and Human Rights
  • Traditional Knowledge and IPR
  • Indian Constitution and IPR
  • Economic Development and Patents
  • IPR and Sustainable Development
  • Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace
  • Human Rights and Constitutionalism
  • Copy Right and Human Rights freedom of Expression
  • Right to Property and Trade Secrets
  • Challenges of Clinical Legal Education in modern times
  • Intellectual Property and Right to Culture
  • Intellectual Property, Nationality and Non-discrimination
  • Human Trafficking
  • Information Technology, IPR and Human Rights
  • Human Rights of Women and Children
  • Interface between Human Rights, Environment and Development

The above mentioned themes are not inclusive and papers are welcome in other related topics/issues in this context.

Submit soft copy at the email address: [email protected]

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts containing not more than 250 words (identifying your chosen Theme/Sub-Theme) may be submitted to [email protected] with name and educational background, institution and contact details. All abstracts should be submitted through e-mail only. The Author(s) should indicate the theme on which the paper is based. Co-authorship is allowed (maximum 2 Authors and only in one paper), subject to registration of all.

Main Paper:

  1. The length of the paper shall not exceed 4500 words, excluding footnotes and the abstract.
  2. The submission shall be in MS-Word format (.doc or .docx) and must be typed in A4 paper with one inch margin on all the sides.
  3. Font size shall be Times New Roman 12, with 1.5 spacing. Font size for the footnotes shall be Times New Roman 10, with 1 spacing.
  4. Bluebook 20th Edition citation shall be followed.

Registration Fee

Indian   Delegates

Participation: Rs. 1000

Paper Presentation :

Students: Rs. 1200 (Co -author: Rs. 2000 for both authors)

Research Scholars

Faculty Members and others: Rs. 1500 (Co -author: Rs. 2500 for both authors)

Presentation in absentia: Rs. 1500 (Co -author: Rs. 2500 for both authors)

 International      Delegates

Without accommodation: $ 100

With accommodation :   $150


  • Paytm: 7782044252
  • Bank account details

Account holder name: Knowledge steezEduHub LLP

Account number: 001463300001712

Type of Account: current account

Bank name: Yes Bank Ltd

Branch address: PLOT NUMBER 38 BLOCK H 1 A SECTOR 63, Noida

IFSC Code : YESB0000014

Waiver Application (Only for International Delegates)

International delegates who are willing to be a part of this conference can apply for

  • Registration fee waiver
  • Accommodation grant

To apply for registration fee waiver and accommodation grant, the participants are requested to submit the google form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdp-jJ4u8z7Rcup5JCS8mb82ebb0mhCSlDlgUdYOvBmmVB7RQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 )  latest by 10thJuly 2019.

It is to be noted that Knowledge Steez reserves the sole right for selection of the waiver applications of the candidates and the selection procedure cannot be questioned.

Important Dates :

Last Date for submission of Abstract: 15thJuly 2019

Last Date for registration and payment of fee: 30thJuly 2019

Last date for registration and Submission of Abstract for International delegates: 15thJune 2019

Last Date for Submission of Full Paper: 30thJuly 2019

Email Id:  [email protected]

Convener: Father Peter Ladis

Ms. Prachi Motiyani

Co- Convener: Ms. Gunjan Arora

Program Coordinator: Mahak Rathee


Ms. Muskan Yadav: 7830833005

3rd World Conference on Human Rights and IPR 2019