11. (1) There shall be an Intellectual Property Cell (IPC) for the management of the intellectual property in which the university has stake/share, technology transfer activities and for the implementation of the I.P. Policy. Particular attention shall be paid by the IPC to the preservation of intellectual property, management, budget, division of intellectual property income and the resolution of disputes. The IPC shall make recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor. The IPC shall consist of the following:

(a) There shall be a Professor In-charge appointed by the Vice-Chancellor, who shall be the head of IPC.

(b) One Intellectual Property Attorney having experience in the field of intellectual property laws to be engaged by the University.

(c) Directors of IT, IMS and IAS

(d) The Dean, Faculty of Law

(e) Upto three other Professors to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor.

Five shall constitute to quorum.

12. The meeting of the IPC shall be convened by the Chairman from time to time. The term of the committee shall be five years. The IPC shall lay down its own procedure for conduct of its business.

13. The University shall provide adequate support and secretarial staff headed by a Deputy Registrar for smooth functioning of the cell.

The responsibilities or the functions of the IPC shall include amongst other following:

(a) to assign management, utilization, licensing and protection of intellectual property in which university has a stake/share, to the expert agency created by the CSIR for this purpose or to publish or advertise the intellectual property as it deems appropriate.

(b) endeavor to negotiate and manage agreements to the best advantage of the creator and the University as are consistent with the Intellectual Property Policy and guidelines;

(c) provide all legal support as deemed necessary or desirable for the protection of University’s intellectual property;

(d) prepare legal instruments necessary to realize the technology transfer objective.

(e) provide legal and administrative support following such realization as needed; and

(f) management of conflicts of interest, including negotiating agreements which are consistent with the Act and the Statutes.