The Management Association in collaboration with the Incubation Cell organized a One Day Seminar on the topic “Intellectual Property Rights”. Dr. Vijay Kumar Shivpuje, a reputed member of the National IPR Council, conducted the session.
Dr Vijay started the seminar by talking about what IPR actually is and explained it’s importance in the real economy. The seminar was very interactive and informative. Students were highly intrigued with the way Dr Vijay taught the various aspects of the rights to protect their brain child. He also spoke about how startups could benefit the most out of IPR and how it could boost a business.
The different types of Intellectual Property Rights like Copyrights, Geographic Indications, Industrial Design, etc. He used real life examples to make the understanding of the subject at hand better. He also cited his own experiences to help explain the working of IPRs too. The basics of filing IPR, why it is essential, etc were also discussed.
Another topic that was highlighted was Patents and Patent Rights. The importance of patents was discussed along with the procedure of filing, its requirements and benefits.
The seminar concluded with an interactive Questions session where all the students asked their questions and doubts regarding IPR. Dr Vijay made sure everyone went back with a proper knowledge of IPR.