March 18, 2024 @ 7:14 am – 8:14 am


On the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day, 2024 on April 26, IP4kids in collaboration with S.S. Rana & Co. is organizing the 13th edition of Script it! ®, the annual essay writing competition. The competition is open for both school as well as college going students!

The theme for this year as chosen by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is “IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity”.


This year’s theme, i.e. “IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity”, is an important topic, which deserves all the attention in the world. The theme highlights the crucial role of IP in driving innovation and creativity towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Under this some of the suggestive sub-themes that Students can explore includes:

School Students – Category A:

  • How inventions and IPR help achieve SDG goals: a look at innovative solutions in India
  • Role of IP in ensuring access to essential technologies and medicines
  • How Intellectual Property Drives Creativity in Addressing Social and Environmental Issues

College Students – Category B:

  • WIPO and SDG Development goals: Innovation driving Human Force
  • Green IP in fashion: Promoting SGD practices and ethical innovation in fast fashion
  • Tackling Climate Change: How IPR is driving SDGs for tackling climate change

So, put on your thinking caps and grab your pens, and write wonderful essays and explore how Intellectual Property (IP) encourages and amplifies the innovative and creative solutions crucial for building our common future! Participants are encouraged to formulate their own topics, based on the theme “IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity”. We welcome submissions on any topic which covers the role of IP and its contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals.

LAST DATE FOR ESSAY SUBMISSION – 12:00 AM April 28, 2024 (Sunday)

World IP Day


  1. Students are invited to submit their essays on the above-mentioned theme before the deadline.
  2. The competition is open to all students (whether in school or in college).
  3. The theme of the essay writing competition is “IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity”. Participants are encouraged to formulate their own topics, based on the said theme.
  4. Qualified Experts and Judges appointed by IP4kids and S.S. Rana & Co. will select the best 3 essays in each (3 for school students, and 3 for college students).
  5. Winners will be announced on and on IP4Kids’ social media handles, on April 26, 2024 (Friday)


  1. The competition is open for all students – whether in school or in college.
  2. The essay should be within 3000 words.
  3. The participant should submit the write-up in (one) Word (.DOC) file format only and submit the same through email at
  4. Participants are required to provide the following details along with the essay submission, without which the entries will not be considered
    *Name of the Participant –
    *Parents/Guardian Name –
    *Phone number –
    *Residence address –
    *School/ College name-
    *Class/ Year –
    *Age –
    *Age –
    *School/ College Address –
    *Email ID –

  6. Participants should mention “Script it! Essay Competition Submission” along with their name, in the subject line of submission email;
  7. Entries must be original and in English or Hindi language only;
  8. Only a single entry will be accepted from one person and the entry shall be disqualified if it is found to be plagiarized.


  1. Prizes will be given to the top three winning participants, in each category, i.e. 3 for school students, and 3 for college students;
  2. All other participants shall be presented with certificates of merit/participation.

Disclaimer: The competition intends to provide a platform to the students to share their views and to raise IPR awareness among them. The decision of the Judges shall be final. The organizers of the competition reserve all rights to change the date of announcements of the results and/or the date of announcements and publication of the results. The organizers also reserve the rights to withdraw any or both categories of awards if the entries thus received do not meet the aforesaid criteria. The organizers also reserve all the rights for Publication and reproduction of essay/write ups, due credit in this regard shall be given to the author(s).

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