A Popular Lectures focusing on “IPR & its Importance for Scientific Community focusing on Young Researchers” was organized By PIC, UCOST at Regional Science Center (RSC), Dehradun on Feb 02,2017. A group of around 70 young researchers from SGRR College of Bio-medical Sciences, Dehradun, Gurukul Kangiri University, Haridwar, AM College Patna, Bihar, Alpine Institute & Graphic Era University, Dehradun.PIC Officials and Some young students from various schools visiting the RSC attend the Lecture on IPR.
Dr. AnjuRawat, Scientist-B, Patent Information Center (PIC), UCOST gave lecture on topic “IPR &its Importance for Scientific Community focusing on Young Researchers”. She described basics of Intellectual Property Rights in details to all the Young Researchers. she posed a need of IPR’s that will help the budding researchers attending the program, once they will start their career subsequent to completing their research and how to protect their research in this cut-edge digital world.She explained that Intellectual Property Rights play a critical role in providing protection to scientific creations. Participants were also updated about the importance of IPR in development of science and innovation. In the lecture, she covered patents in detail viz. definition, requirement of patent registration, patentable subject matter, industrial applicability, infringement and fee. Further, she explained that the Copyright protects the artistic creations of mind such as literary & artistic works, audios, cinematographs, software etc. In the end, she motivated participants to disseminate the knowledge of IPRs among their friends after getting information from this lecture.She elucidated the available options to get the full financial and technical assistance to the universities, Govt. organization etc. for filing the patents in the Patent office.
She also enlightened the participants on nuances of patent filing and prosecution in India. She highlighted the importance of patents particularly in the present regime of globalization and liberalization and advised all the participants to protect their IP at fullest.
The popular lecture witnessed the presence of Mr. Himanshu Goel, Project Scientist, PIC, UCOST, Mrs. Akansha Chandola Scientific Trainee, PIC, UCOST, Dr. Kailash Bhardwaj, RSC Dehradun, some visitors of RSC and around 80 participants including faculty and students.