Research and Development Cell of Dr. N.S.A.M. First Grade College is established with the objective of inculcating research habit among Students and teaching fraternity. Research is a disciplined means of acquiring new knowledge which enables people to understand a problem and find an effective and meaningful solution. Further research helps in assessing priority needs, planning execution, evaluating the outcome in terms of efficiency and effectiveness, communication of results, The R & D Cell undertakes various initiatives such as conducting research based program for students and staff, taking up surveys, generate funds through sponsored projects, writing up small projects in the field of commerce, social, humanities, science and other areas etc.
Date of Event: 27 September 2019
Event: Academic Learners Group activity.
Topic: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN INDIAN SCENARIO
Place of Event: Room No - 108 , Dr.N.S.A.M. FGC
Resource person: Dr.M.S.Annapurna Kishore,Associate Professor,Dr.N.S.A.M FGC
Committee/s involved: Research Development Cell -“Anweshana” in association with Internal Quality Assessment (IQA) Cell
Intellectual property law deals with legal rights to creative works and inventions. It controls who gets to use creations including new products, artistic works and designs. The purpose of intellectual property law is to allow the people who create and invent things to profit from their work. The protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is important for the economy and for its further growth in areas such as research, innovation and employment. Effective IPR enforcement is also essential to health and safety. For these reasons, IP rights are worth protecting, both domestically and internationally. Intellectual property protection is critical to fostering innovation. Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development The Law on the subject is covered by the Copyright Act; the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act; Patents Act and the Designs Act. The law is poised for fundamental changes to meet the international commitment of the Indian Government under the TRIPS/WTO Agreement.
Dr.Annapurna explained the importance and various types of IPR protection mechanisms present in India with examples and case studies such as Novartis case, Basmati Rice, case regarding healing properties of turmeric, Electric Spin Brush, Movement of Graphic Cursor on screen and Stanford University revenue earning by IP management by Office of Technology Licensing. She explained about IPR policies and procedures (as per Indian Law) and even infringement of IPR and impacts. It was a highly educative and informative learning session.