An Online Guest Lecture-Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
An Online Guest Lecture
Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
The Department of Botany, in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, organized an online guest lecture on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on 6th April 2023, at 2:30 pm. The aim of the lecture was to create awareness among the students and faculty on IPR, which will strengthen the IPR regime of our country and boost the “Creative India, Innovative India” objective of the National IPR policy. The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) implements the objectives of the National IPR Policy to safeguard the interest of inventors by upgrading the IP skills of faculties and students.
Mr. Yogesh Sachan, an Examiner of Patents and Designs (Group A Gazetted Officer) at the Patent Office, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Central Government Office was the resourse person of the event.The moderator of the session was Dr. Piyush Kumar Rai, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, who ensured the smooth flow of the session. Dr. Aprajita Krishna, Dean, Science, introduced the theme of the guest lecture and welcomed the guest speaker,
Mr. Yogesh Sachan began his lecture by expressing gratitude to the organizers for giving importance to the topic. He explained the concept of Intellectual Property (IP), emphasizing the significance of its legal protection for innovators and creators. He highlighted that the different forms of IPR, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, are designed to protect various types of intellectual property.
The lecture was attended by more than 700 participants, including faculty members and students, who were benefited from the informative and knowledgeable session. The resource person also addressed the queries raised by the participants.
Dr. Pinky Prasad, Head, Department of Botany, delivered the concluding remarks, thanking the resource person for sharing valuable insights on IPR. Dr. Urvashi Sinha proposed the vote of thanks to the resource person, the organizing committee, and the participants.