INBA-Novartis Debate

Simran Sahni

3 Aug 2016 6:37 AM GMT

  • INBA-Novartis Debate
    Topic:Whether a strong,world class Intellectual Property Rights regime will benefit India & Indian companies?

    Date: October 21, 2016

    Venue: Indian Society of International Law, Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi

    Time: 4.00 pm onwards


    • Best Speaker for the motion: Cash Prize INR 50000

    • Best Speaker Against the motion: Cash Prize INR 50000

    The competition shall be open to all students pursuing B (3-year or 5-year Law Course) and LL.M programs from any institution recognized by the Bar Council of India, in India.

    Debate Format:


    Students are required to submit a 500 word Abstract as well as a two minute Video recording of debate on the Motion. They can decide to take a position either For the Motion or Against the   Motion.


    8 Speakers would be selected based on the above Abstracts and Vedio (4 Speakers For the Motion and 4 Speakers Against the Motion) to appear for a Live Debate at the Indian Society of International Law, Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi on
    October 21, 2016.


    • The word limit for the abstract is 500 words (excluding footnotes).

    • Submit ONLY a soft copywith “Submission/IP Debate Abstract” in the subject line.

    • Each submission email should contain, the Abstract as well as scanned copy of Student ID card.

    • Last date of Submission shall be September 20, 2016.

    • The 8 Finalists shall be selected by a panel and informed individually by October 10, 2016 and will have to appear for the Live Debate.

    • The final prize winners would be decided by a jury at the Live Debate on October 21, 2016 and declared at the event.

    For any information or clarifications please contact from Monday to Friday between 10 am to 6 pm.

    ArchanaAggarwal – +9199715 32995 or email –

    For further details click here.
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