IIT(BHU) and Banaras Hindu University sign an agreement to make IPR filing easier.

Banaras Hindu University and Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) sign a five-year Memorandum of Understanding . The two organizations will file joint Intellectual Property RightsPatent applications .

VARANASI (Indiana): The Banaras Hindu University and the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) have joined hands to facilitate IPR filings relating to collaborative research in science, technology, and humanities.For this purpose, the two organisations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU).Prof Arun Kumar Singh of the BHU and Prof Vikash Kumar Dubey, dean of IIT (BHU), recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to encourage researchers from both the two institutes to work together and investigate the intellectual properties of joint research and development.It's the start of a new era of collaboration among both universities, said IIT (BHU) director Prof Pramod Kumar Jain, citing this collaboration as the basis for the MoU between BHU and IIT (BHU).

It would also give a smear of IPR and patent protection to multi-disciplinary trans-disciplinary research, according to a joint press release released on Friday.The BHU has a strong environment for studies and research in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences, while the IIT(BHU) has been doing outstanding work in the fields of science and technology.The two main institutions' coming together will open up and provide many avenues for researchers who are keen to explore new technologies and IPR.The two organizations will file joint Intellectual Property RightsPatent applications, according to the MoU.