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Microsoft signs MoU with NALSAR

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Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd recently announced the signing of a three

year Memorandum of Understanding with the prestigious National Academy of Legal

Studies and Research Univer-sity (NALSAR) Hyderabad, to implement "The

Microsoft Intellectual Property Scholar Program". Under the aegis of this

program, Microsoft aims to establish a knowledge bank in the area of

Intellectual Property.

Microsoft will select three 'Microsoft Scholars' from the final year

batch of the BABL (Hons) program at NALSAR, to undertake fundamental research

and author papers on topics related to Intellectual Property rights. Research

scholarships will be provided by Microsoft to these scholars and based on the

research generated by them, a lecture series will be organized by NALSAR.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Ranbir Singh, VC, NALSAR said, "The

Microsoft Intellectual Property Scholar Program will seek to engage the students

in the area of Intellectual Property."

Under the terms of the MoU, NALSAR will make available to the Microsoft

Scholars a dedicated study room, which was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Justice

K Ramaswamy, Former Judge of the Supreme Court of India at the Dr NC Banerjee

Center for Intellectual Property Law Studies, with requisite computing

facilities and Internet access. Relevant library and research resources will

also be made available to the students, All software required in this computer

facility for the Microsoft Research Scholars, will be provided free of cost, by

Microsoft.

DQW News Bureau


New Delhi

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