Jindal Initiative on Research in IP and Competition (JIRICO) is an initiative of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). It focuses on initiating and complementing well-informed policy related deliberations that can result in concrete reforms. Towards this end, JIRICO seeks to become a leading think-tank that engages in interdisciplinary and high–impact work. This involves contributions from and collaboration with experts in the fields of intellectual property law, competition law, economics and management. Further, JIRICO focuses on global developments, with a special emphasis on the Indian policy environment, which can inform stakeholders about the issues in this niche area. JIRICO provides a unique platform to facilitate dialogue among industry partners, policymakers, regulators, practitioners and academicians. JIRICO is a non-partisan independent think-tank with above objectives and functions. JIRICO has complete autonomy to express its views and opinions.JIRICO has received research grant from Qualcomm Corporation to conduct conferences, workshops and pursue research.