The Patent Information Centre (PIC-Kerala) under the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) has established an Intellectual Property Rights Cell (IPR Cell) in the Amal Jyothi College of Engineering (AJCE), Kanjirappally. This is the first IPR Cell establishing by KSCSTE in any one of the self-financing colleges in Kerala. The IPR Cell commenced its function in the college on September 27th, 2013 following its inauguration by Mr. P.H. Kurian IAS, Principal Secretary, IT and Industries, Govt. of Kerala. Dr. Jippu Jacob, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering is its Co-ordinator. Anyone who seeks information on patents or assistance in the filing of patent application may approach the Co-ordinator of IPR Cell in AJCE. Amal Jyothi College of Engineering is giving much priority for research and development activities. Because of the inspiration and support from faculty members and different steps taken by the Research and development department, many of our students spend significant amount of time and efforts for research activities. For each innovative project, we provide one or more faculty mentors for guiding the team the right way. All these steps are positively motivating our students to develop innovative products as part of their project work or by their research interest.
Introducing patent information as a vital input in the process of promotion of R&D programmes. Creating awareness and understanding relating to patents and the challenges and opportunities in this area including arranging workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. To Create Awareness among the students on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and thus nurturing students research scholars. To Increase the Intellectual Property output. To provide technical and legal assistance for filing a Patent in association with other government agencies. To clear the queries related to IPR. To organize innovation promotional programs.
Various activities are organised by Amal Jyothi IEDC by self as well as sponsored programmes are organised. Kerala Startups Mission, KSCSTE and DST are key sponsors.
Patent Filing Assistance is provided to those approaching IPR Cell.
I P R awareness workshops are conducted on regular basis in assosciation with Patent Information Center of KSCSTE. The invitation is open, students and public can apply and participate.