PHDCCI Webinar on Awareness Programme on “Intellectual Property Rights”
The opening remarks was given by Mr. D P Goel, Co-Chairman, MSME Committee, PHDCCI mentioned PHD Chamber, in his introductory remarks stated that the PHD Chamber is a leading Industry Chamber of India, presently 1106 years old. It has been an active participant in the India ‘Growth Story’ by virtue of its advocacy role for the Policy Makers and Regulators of the Country. Regular interactions, Seminars, Conference and Conclaves allow healthy and constructive discussions between the Government, Industry and International Agencies bringing out the vitals for growth.
He also said that to be an entrepreneur you have to set up a goal and then work hard towards it and achieve it, whatever problems comes in your way, don’t lose hope believe in yourself. Take ownership of whatever you want in your life.
The Session was moderated by Dr. Sushma Goel, Associate Professor& Head, Dept of RMDA, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi, she has introduced panelist and also welcomed every students and professors for attending the webinar.
Shri Md. Atiquallah, Assistant Controller of Patents & Designs, Intellectual Property India was the Chief Guest during the occasion. He explained the working of Office of Controller General of Patents, designs and Trademarks and how they are helping people in filling for Property rights. He also informed about the procedures and importance of securing the intellectual property of an enterprise and its implications in the global markets.
Mr. Vivek Singh, Head – IP Filing & Prosecution Practice, Sagacious IP India. He spoke about the Concept of IPR and How to identify & create IPR. He also discussed and illustrated the methods/Procedures of registering Intellectual Property and gave a brief overview of Trademarks and Copyrights in India.
Ms. Bhawna Sharma, Head –Patents & Designs, Singhania & Partners LLP. She mentioned that in a legal sense, an industrial design constitutes the ornamental aspect of an article. An industrial design may consist of three dimensional features, such as the shape of an article, or two dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color. She showed a presentation in which detailed information was given about the Patents, Trademark, Copyright, GI and Design for economic development of country
Ms. Mandira Roy, Executive Director, Aumirah IP she has briefed about the basic components of IPR. She said that IP is basically a tool which manages all activities you are doing with knowledge. She emphasized that since the inventor obtains the exclusive right to the invention, the inventor can exercise this right by preventing others from commercially using the patented invention thereby reducing the competition and thus establishing a place in the commercial market. She also highlighted the importance of patent informatics and informed the academia to take maximum benefit of the Intellectual Property Rights.
The concluding remarks were given by Mr. Mithilesh Kumar, Secretary PHDCCI by giving thanks to the entire panelist for sharing such wonderful information on IPR. He also said that it was an informative webinar for all, will conduct more webinars in upcoming months. More than 80 plus participants attended and benefited from the programme.