Mr. Mohammad Umar, Assistant Professor, School of Law has been ed for Justice Rajagopala Ayyangar Summer Fellowship (2017-2018) at the Inter University Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Studies (IUCIPRS), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi. His topic of the research at IUCIPRS shall be "Role of the KSCSTE in Connecting IPR with Indigenous Innovations: An Assessment". In his research Mr. Umar shall be exploring the contributions of Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment in promotion of grass root level innovations and their protection as per present IP laws of India. This is one of the most prestigious IPR fellowships granted to IPR teachers annually. IUCIPRS is one of the few seats of MHRD Chair for IPR and is steered by Professor N.S. Gopalakrishnan who is arguably one of the best minds in the field of IPR in India.