Mohammad Ataul Karim, Senior Lecturer of Law, East West University, is awarded with University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Gold Medal, 2016 (Award ceremony held at September, 2018)  for the best research publication in law in the year of 2016. He received this prestigious award for his research paper titled: Indian Claims over Geographical Indications of Bangladesh: sustainability under IP regime, published in Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 6, Issue I, (February, 2016), ( Edward Elgar Publishing, London, UK.