Event Type: Workshop
Event Theme: Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and IP management for start up
Time: 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hr. 00Mins
Venue: SAIP, Indore
Organizing Body: SAIP-IIC
No. of Participants: 87
No. of faculties: 12
No. of students: 70
Non-teaching staff: 05
Advocate B Ritika Reddy, Senior Associate, (Intellectual property) GSLC, Indore/Delhi.
Event Coordinator: Mrs. Neha Upadhyay
Report Courtesy: Mr. Kunal Yadav, Associate Professor, SAIP
Objective of the event
To provide the attendees a broad idea about IPR and IP Management for start-up and its importance and to give idea about process, the useful steps for getting IPR approval for any start-up with useful links and information.
The workshop began with the History of Intellectual Property from beginning to evolving phase, the formation of World Intellectual Property Organization and its roles and functions i.e., IPR agreement administration, IPR Practices harmonization. The speaker explained the Indian scenario of Intellectual property system and the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Department of Industrial Policy, promotion and the roles and functions of Intellectual property Office in India.
Finally explained the process of filing the Patent application, Copyright application, Trademark application, Design application and the Scheme for Facilitating Start-ups Intellectual Property Protection. Speaker concluded the session by explaining how IPR can be pursued as a carrier option for aspiring students.
Benefit in terms of learning/skills/knowledge obtained
The workshop on the topic of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and IP management for startup has led the students to know the criticality to foster innovation and understand that Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development.
1) The workshop was very interactive and it made me understand the concept of Intellectual property rights and why it is necessary to protect the novel ideas of invention and startup plan.
~ Ms. Sunayana Rathore, Attendee
2) The workshop gave a clear idea about the process and cost of filing a patent in India. The workshop ended with a question-and-answer session, quenching the thirst of the eager young prospective entrepreneur
~ Ms. Avani Jain, Attendee