padmavati'If you don't understand the technology, you can't apply the law'--Dean of RGSOIPL, Padmavati Manchikanti

Careers360 (January 7, 2020)

'If you don't understand the technology, you can't apply the law'

By: Padmavati Manchikanti

The world of Indian Institutes of Technology has always been about science, technology, engineering and mathematics and even medicine. Several of the IITs are known for their business schools as well. But one IIT features in the field of law as well. The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law at IIT Kharagpur specializes in Intellectual Property Law and is one of the most sought-after law schools in the country.

It was started in 2006 with funds from IIT Kharagpur alumnus Vinod Gupta as an experiment to bring the confluence of technology and law. There is a global endeavour to integrate technology and law, and we see ourselves as a part of that endeavour. The effort is to produce technical lawyers with the expertise necessary to deal with legal issues that arise at the interface of technology and law. As such, we are the only law school in the country with a technology focus. (Read More)