VIPS International Research Paper Writing Competition 2020
Lex Questor the Research initiative of Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies (VSLLS), organized the First VIPS International Research Paper Writing Competition, 2020. The theme for the Research paper was “Impact of Covid-19 on Law, Policy, and Governance”, The sub-themes included Privacy Rights and Cybersecurity risks, protecting workers’ rights through the COVID-19 crisis. Covid-19 and Businesses, public health and role of the state with special reference to the coronavirus crisis, intellectual Property Rights and relevance of compulsory licensing in the time COVID-19, digital technologies and artificial intelligence, the relevance of ethics during the Coronavirus crisis, legal view of measures taken to tackle the virus. The brochure of the event and related details were published on 28th October 2020 across various platforms. The date of submission of papers was 5th December 2020. The results were announced on 20th January 2021. The winners were Nishita Arora, Hiba Nasir, and Siddartha Tomar. The papers were of high quality and merit and the same were evaluated and scrutinized by the Research Committee members along with esteemed professors, legal scholars, and experts in the legal field.