INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS CELL (IPRC)
An intellectual property right is an umbrella term that includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, design registrations, trade secrets and geographical indications. Research and Innovation in our country emerge from industry as well as academic institutions. In tune with present trends where intellectual property rights are globally enforceable, we need to develop an environment where we can impart knowledge of patents, copyrights, geographical indications and other IPRs to younger generation so that they can equip themselves to create innovations and can protect their intellectual property rights. The IPR Cell of our college provides a basic knowledge of patent concepts and procedure to filing the patents at national and international level. It advices to make trademarks, copyrights, brand name etc. and provides a platform to share and discuss the latest developments and helpful for local innovators including faculty members, students and research scholars.
OBJECTIVES OF IPR CELL
The prime objectives of IPR cell are to:
► Encourage faculty members for promoting scientific investigations and research activities.
► Provide IPR’s protection information and orientation for students and faculty members
► Establish standards for determining the rights and obligations of the college, creators of intellectual property and their sponsors with respect to inventions, discoveries and works created at our college.
► Encourage, assist and provide mutually beneficial rewards to the college, members of the college and others who transfer college IPR to the public through commercial channels.
► Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and enable the college to secure sponsored research funding at all levels of research.
► Supervise the activities related to the intellectual property of the college like evaluation, filing patents, copyrights and design etc.
Besides the above objectives, the IPR cell intends to carry out various activities such as organizing special lectures, seminars, IPR quiz, declamation contest, student talks, essay competition and IPR related Exhibitions.
MEMBERS OF IPR CELL