IPR Cell

IPR Cell

IPR Policy

GNITS IPR Policy is designed to identify, protect and leverage the bouquet of IPs that is generated from research – Patents, Copyrights, Designs, Trademarks, Semi-Conductor Devices and other Intellectual Property.  GNITS IPR Policy outlines the key elements of the IPR, IPR management process for creating, protecting, commercializing and the technology transfer policy of GNITS.


GNITS IPR policy acts as foundation pillar in supporting innovation and creativity for academia. It provides frame work and structure to promote research and innovation in GNITS. The main aim of GNITS IPR Policy is to nurture the spirit of innovation and translate these into products, processes, and services for commercial exploitation in wider public good. It is designed to serve the purpose of knowledge creation, protection, diffusion and commercialization in the interest of GNITS and the larger interest of the organization.

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions; literary and artistic works; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. IP is protected by law for patents, copyright, and trademarks, industrial designs and Semiconductor design layouts. Intellectual Properties enable people/ organization to earn recognition/ financial benefit for the individual/institute from what they invent or create.  The main aim of GNITS IPR policy is to contribute to research, promote innovation, collaborate and foster human and societal values.

The key objectives of GNITS IPR policy include:

To provide a framework to foster innovation and creativity in the areas of science, technology, design, and humanities by nurturing new ideas and research, in an ethical environment.

Ensure that Intellectual Property (IP) emanating from its Research activities is used in support of the objectives set out in its, and in accordance with its legal obligations, for the benefit of the Institution, the Creators and, most importantly, society-at-large.

To protect intellectual property (IP) rights generated by faculty/ personnel, students, and staff of the GNITS, by translating their creative and innovative work into IP Further Provide appropriate resources to boost the efficiency of the staff/student(s) in research and technology improves the scope of better utilization and commercialization of IP.  

To provide appropriate on Go-to-Market knowledge and advise over the strategies that would enhance the ability and conduct for innovators with multiple agencies wherein their existing knowledge improves on the subject matter of the new technologies entering into the market. 

To lay down an efficient, fair and transparent administrative process for ownership control and assignment of IP rights and sharing of revenues generated by IP, created and owned by GNITS. Additionally, in cases of government funded research, the inventor(s)/ organization(s) should disclose their IP filings to the Government Agency(s) that have funded their 

To promote more collaborations between academia and industry through better clarity on IP ownership and IP licensing. 

To create a mechanism for knowledge generation and its commercial exploitation. The purpose of IP commercialization is also to augment the financial self-sustenance goals of  GNITS and its centers of excellence and labs and to reward faculty and researchers.


GNITS IPR Cell will be responsible for conducting the following:

IPR Awareness Programs – Conducting IPR awareness programs for students, faculty, researchers, officials, etc.

Self-Training Workshops/ Advanced level awareness programs – Conduct advanced and training of trainers (TOTs) level IPR awareness programs for students, faculty, researchers, officials,

GNITS IPR Cell provides an environment for academic and R&D excellence and conduct dedicated programs on IPR for the undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as organize regular IPR counseling programme for research

GNITS IPR Cell exposes students, faculty, researchers, officials, etc. to the prevalent IP law practices and provide them with an opportunity to learn and use legal skills under the supervision of IP practitioners and

GNITS IPR Cell provides a platform to diagnose innovation and research on contemporary issues of national and international relevance leading to creation of IPR

GNITS IPR Cell facilitates, encourages, promotes and establishes collaborative frameworks for industry – institute partnerships at national and international scale to initiate research and development of commercial value.

GNITS IPR Cell works with the existing innovation and creativity ecosystem in GNITS (Such as R&D Cell, I-Cell, EDC and others).

GNITS IPR Cell will facilitate the recording, monitoring and maintenance of the IP portfolio of GNITS may choose an outside counsel/IP firm for managing its IP portfolio.

GNITS IPR Cell will enhance the reputation of GNITS as an academic research institution and a member of society as well as the reputation of the Researchers through bringing the research results to public use and benefit. It will ensure that a culture is built that enhances recognition and respect for IP amongst students, faculty, researchers, officials, etc.

GNITS IPR Cell will be custodian of GNITS procedures on the identification, ownership, protection and commercialization of IP.

GNITS IPR Cell on regular basis will encourage researchers to identify solutions for problems faced by the industries and tailor research projects around the same.

In case of IP Filings: Students (B.Tech and M. Tech students) shall be encouraged to undertake patent search before publishing any research paper and subsequently file for a provisional patent for novel inventions. 

GNITS IPR Cell will receive all Invention Disclosure Forms and applications for IP filing. The IPR cell will constitute an IPR Assessment committee (which includes IPR Cell Coordinator, Dean I&I, Dean R&D and two subject experts) with internal and external Experts based on the nature of application and the recommendation of the committee will be submitted to the Principal, GNITS for approval.

For filing any IP, GNITS IPR Cell may avail necessary help from the nearest PIC/ IPFC or TISC present across the country. IPR Cell may seek assistance from these entities for legal certainty in research activities and technology-based relationships with third parties. 

GNITS IPR Cell may ensure, in case of disputes, efforts are made to address the concerns by developing and instituting as well as adopting an alternative dispute mechanism at GNITS. 

GNITS IPR Cell shall be governed by appropriate laws of the State of Telangana.


S.No. Committee Members Designation
1 Dr. K. Ramesh Reddy Principal-Chairman
2 Dr. N. Kalyani Professor, CSE and Dean, I&I
3 Dr. P. Rekha Assoc. Prof., H&M  Overall Coordinator
4 Dr.G.Malini Devi Assoc. Prof., CSE Dept. Coordinator
5 Mrs.V.Usha Asst. Prof., IT Dept. Coordinator
6 Dr.C.Padmaja Asst. Prof., ECE Dept. Coordinator
7 Mrs. E. Gauthami Asst. Prof., EEE Dept. Coordinator
8 Dr.T.Sunitha Asst. Prof., ETE Dept. Coordinator
9 Mrs. T. Neha Asst. Prof., CSM Dept. Coordinator
10 Mr. B. Rakesh Goud Asst. Prof., BS Dept. Coordinator
11 Ms.N.Hiranmai Asst. Prof., Mechanical Dept. Coordinator


List of Patents Granted / Published Clickhere