Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST) Dehradun delivered a keynote lecture on ‘Overview of Intellectual Property Rights’ to Trinity Institute of Professional Studies (TIPS), New Delhi on 23rd August 2021. He said that as Research, Development and business activities are becoming increasingly global and borderless, securing Intellectual Property (IP) protection is becoming an extremely important issue worldwide. IP protection is a key factor in promoting foreign investment and technology transfer, as well as for boosting a nation’s industrial development. R&D and intellectual property activities are intricately linked in enabling any organization to focus on selected development themes and build a strong patent portfolio. Further, it utilizes important intellectual property that contributes to business operations and helps determine policies for management risks associated with intellectual property.
Through this lecture, an aim of fostering participants to acquire knowledge on latest developments in various fields of science and technology, Intellectual Property Rights and to make them aware of application of scientific knowledge in day to day activities.