IP Fiesta | UPES, Dehradun | April 26-27 | Prizes worth 75k | Register by April 22

Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, UPES, is organising an ‘IP Fiesta- Celebrating Innovation and Technology’ on The World Intellectual Property day, April 26, 2022 in offline mode


The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) was established by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun in August 2021.

It aims to create awareness about the intricacies related to the field of Intellectual Property Rights and acts as a platform that provides assistance to academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators to identify, preserve and utilize their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) effectively.

About IP Fiesta

Keeping the theme of this year’s Intellectual Property Day, the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), UPES is organizing ‘IP Fiesta- Celebrating Innovation and Technology’- an event which aims at taking all the participants on a journey of understanding the world of intellectual property, and showcasing their Intellectual Property related knowledge and talent.

CIPR has curated two unique and non-conventional events to give students who are enthusiastic about Intellectual Property Rights, an opportunity to make use of this platform and present their ideas and talents.

The event will focus on bringing out new ideas in students, encouraging them to speak up, propose changes and stand out. 

As a part of the celebration, they are organizing two competitions namely  ‘The Pitch Bowl’ and National IPR Olympiad.

About The Pitch Bowl

The Pitch Bowl is an initiative to encourage the start-up culture in the country and to give students an opportunity to present their new and creative ideas (or pitch), and stand a chance to be recognized. The same runs in consonance with the WIPO World IP day theme for the year 2022 which is ‘IP and Youth Innovating for a Better Future’.

This competition will not only help students get a platform to present their ideas related to any product or service which is novel and has potential to aid the society, but will also encourage them to get more creative and think of solutions to persisting issues in the world.

The students will be judged on the basis of the creativity of their pitch, and how their idea can benefit the society by a versatile panel of judges.

There will be two rounds in this event. The first round will be the Preliminary selection for which the participants will have to submit a written draft of about 500 words describing their idea. After the preliminary screening, the selected participants will be invited to present their pitch in an offline mode.

Each participant/team will be allotted 10 minutes to present their pitch to a versatile panel of judges and will stand a chance to not only win cash prizes, but also get CIPR’s assistance in Intellectual Property registration of that idea in case they wish to pursue it further.

Team composition

A maximum of two students are allowed to participate as a team in this event. The participants can also present their pitch individually.

Prizes for the winners of Pitch Bowl

  • First position- INR 10,000
  • Second Position- INR 20,000
  • First Position (School Student)- INR 15,000


After the selection from the preliminary screening which would be online, all selected participants will be required to attend the second round of the event in offline mode.

The National Intellectual Property Olympiad

In order to promote Intellectual Property related knowledge, and to acknowledge the aptitude of students who take great interest in Intellectual Property Rights, CIPR is organizing a National Intellectual Property Olympiad. The questions in the Olympiad will revolve around the following topics:

  • IP Laws in India
  • TRIPS and its international implementation
  • Basic IPRs in different fields
  • Recent Developments in IP-related matters.


The Olympiad will be conducted in a completely online mode only.

Prizes for the winners of the Olympiad:

  • First position- INR 5,000
  • Second Position- INR 3,000
  • Third Position- INR 2,000

Registration Process

The registration will be done via a registration form linked at the end of this post.

Registration is free for the National Olympiad as well as the Pitch Bowl

Written submission of the idea for Pitch Bowl has to be submitted via the google form itself.

All the participants will receive a registration confirmation on their respective mail IDs.

Important Dates

The last date to register and submit for Pitch Bowl: April 22, 2022

Pitch Bowl: April 26, 2022

National Intellectual Property Olympiad: April 26, 2022

Contact Information

Nikita Chauhan: +91 97363 00300, 500071190[a]stu.upes.ac.in

Rohnit Bindra: +91 97118 11750, [email protected]

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