Dr. Jitendra Sharma, Examiner of Patent & Design, Indian Patent Office of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), briefed about the IPRs, their relevance, types & their classification. He envisaged on the protection of new and novel inventive work, its industrial applicability & legal support in form of copyright protection act. He overviewed the commercialization & technology transfer, issues faced by R&D, academicians & industry for implementation of IPR.
Mr. Shubhashish Gaur, Deputy Secretary, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry in his address underlined the growing importance of IPRs in India and his institution’s commitment in disseminating it through such awareness programmes. He advised the students to protect their work to avoid any inconvenience later.
In his inaugural keynote address, Dr. Atul Asthana - Centre Head, cited the importance of IPRs in global trade, commerce & industry aspect. Mr. Ritesh Gupta (HoD, Business & Entrepreneurship) in his speech, discussed the relevance and the growing need of intellectual property rights in academia.
Mr. Anil and Mr. Rahul Yadav (Advocates & Faculty from Kautaliya Law Institute) shared the role of IPs in business plan, intricacies of identification, security, registration & protection of IPs. They also focused on the competitive threats of IPs in the business world and their solutions through trade mark, copyright & patents. They explained its processes and arising benefits of copyright & its protection.
The awareness programme provided a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of IPRs which has placed itself on a pedestal in the context of economic growth and is becoming increasingly important.
The programme was attended by all HoDs, faculties & the students of the institute. There was an interactive session during which students and the faculties cleared their doubts related to the topic.