Intellectual Property Right and Patenting Training programme YMCA University
Faridabad, 24 April www.newsymca.com News YMCA
With the view to create awareness on the significance of Intellectual Property Right (IPR), the YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad in assistance with National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh has been conducting a week long Short Term Training programme on ‘Intellectual Property Right and Patenting’.
The programme was inaugurated by Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of the University which was presided over by Dr. J.S. Saini, Professor and Head, EDIC Dept., National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh.
The programme is being coordinated by Dean (Academics) Dr. Vikram Singh, Director, Alumni and Corporate Cell Dr. Sanjeev Goyal and Director, Industrial Relations Cell Dr. Rashmi Popli from YMCA University.
In his address, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar spoke on the role and importance of Intellectual Property Rights in the innovation and why innovation needs to be protected. He said that with the increasing relevance of Intellectual Property in the era of globalization, it is important for academicians, researchers, scientists and technocrats to recognize the role of Intellectual Property Rights. He said that the University has set up an IPR Cell to create awareness and protection of the Intellectual Rights of the University.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. J.S. Saini gave a brief introduction about the programme and spoke about the importance of IPRs and its protection. The Technical session of the programme will be addressed by Dr. Pramod Malik, Co-ordinator, Center for IPR Studies, Dept of LAW, BPS Women University, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Varun Sharma, Advocate and Patent Attorney, Ms. Noopur Goyal, Registered patent Agent Delhi. An Industrial visit of participants to NRDC, Delhi and TIFAC, Delhi has also been planned during the programme.
The programme will cover the issues related to importance of IPRs and their protection, patenting procedures and patent information, patent searches, role of innovation and invention in the academia‐industry collaborations, trademark and copyright protection, issues of do’s and don’ts for a researcher in the context of publishing and patenting will be discussed. As many as 70 faculty members are supposed to participate in the programme.