H o l y C r o s s

Institution's Innovation Council(IIC)

About IPR Cell

IPR Cell of Holy Cross College, is a platform for encouraging filing of IPR and patenting the products or technologies for the benefit of the Institute and the society. The Institute’s IPR cell has been constituted to maintain high standards of academics and to create a suitable environment for creation and protection of intellectual property.

Intellectual property is the product of the human intellect including creativity concepts, inventions, industrial models, trademarks, artistic works, literature, symbols, names, brands, etc. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) include Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Industrial Design, Integrated Circuit Layout, Geographical Indicators and Trade Secrets.


To create an awareness on IPR among faculty and students

To conduct workshops, seminars and training programme on IPR.

To motivate innovators come with new ideas and help them to protect the innovation.

To encourage faculty members and scholars to go for patentable works.

To disseminate knowledge on patents, patent regime in India and abroad and registration aspects.

To impart training on future endeavours regarding patent filing processes

To create an opportunity for product development and commercialization.

IP Support

IPR Cell of Holy Cross College provides the following facilities for faculty and students

IP Capacity Building: Awareness, Workshops and Training

IP Information Services

IP Counselling and Advisory Services

IPR protection facilitation

Web Links for Patent Search

IPR Indiahttp://www.ipindia.nic.in/
IP services Indiahttp://ipindiaservices.gov.in/
Patent Facilitating Centrehttp://www.pfc.org.in/index.html
Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property http://www.ipindia.nic.in/rgniipm.html
WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Patentscopehttps://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/structuredSearch.jsf
USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/search-patents
IP India https://ipindiaonline.gov.in/tmrpublicsearch/
InPass (Indian Patent Advanced Search System)http://ipindiaservices.gov.in/publicsearch/
Google Patentshttps://patents.google.com/
Espacenet (European Patent Office- Patent Search) https://worldwide.espacenet.com/

Action Plan for the Academic Year 2021 - 2022

Quarter Activity
Quarter 1 * Orientation Session on “Identifying Intellectual Property Component at the Early Stage of Innovation”
* Advisory Committee Meet - I
Quarter 2 Workshop on “IPR, Patent Drafting and Commercialization”
Quarter 3 Mentoring Session on “Trademarks and Tagline”
Quarter 4 *Logo Design (Trade Mark) and Tagline Contest
* Advisory Committee Meet - II