Asia and India Book of Records honoured Karnavati University for submitting 295 IP applications

KU Bagged the Certification as Record 151 Design Applications and 144 Copyright Applications have been filed altogether by a university in a Single Day


Ahmedabad: Adding yet another feather to its cap, Karnavati University was felicitated with a medal and certificate by the revered Asia Book of Records and the India Book of Records, for record number of Intellectual Property filing. The felicitation ceremony was held on Saturday at the University’s sprawling campus, to commemorate the students’ achievement for filing a record 151 design applications and 144 copyright applications – a record till date achieved by a university in a single day! Karnavati University is a state private university dedicated to excellence in teaching and focussed on interdisciplinary learning.

Karnavati University has created the record in Asia Book of Records (ABR) and India Book of Records (IBR) on 26 April, 2023 by applying for 295 Intellectual Property Protection Application with the Indian Patent Office. Adjudicators of the Asia Book of Records as well as the India Book of Records – Ms Neelima Chhajed and Mr Samir Das visited the University campus for the felicitation ceremony. Shri Ritesh Hada, president, Karnavati University also remained present at the event.

The design and copyright applications have been received from various departments of UID including the department of product design along with fashion design, lifestyle accessories, visual communications Automobile and Transport Design (ATD), Integrated Masters Design (IMD) and Interior Design, by students and faculties of UID at Karnavati University.

Mr Amit Patel, from the Pacteual IP Law Services LLP is the intellectual property (IP) consultant who helped the students file the IP applications for their innovations.

After the attempt at the record was successful, adjudicators from New Delhi and Ahmedabad were appointed to felicitate the students with the certificates of record.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ritesh Hada, president, Karnavati University, said, “At Karnavati University, it is our constant endeavour to create platforms for innovation and letting the youngsters take creative strides in design. Shaping young design professionals to be able to use their academic knowhow into innovations that can help address real-world concerns is our motto. I take immense pride in yet another feat that our students have achieved by innovating and getting rewarded for their innovations in various fields of design. It indeed bears testimony to the holistic approach to design education adopted and practiced at Karnavati University, year after year, and strengthens our commitment towards it.”