World IPR Day celebrated at IASST

BioNest in association with IASST organized World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April 2021(Monday). This event was a part of the Celebration of the 75th Year of India’s Independence “Aazadi ka Amrut Mahotsava.”

The honourable speaker of the Webinar was Mr. Siddhartha Devnath (Scientist-C) who is heading the Patent Information Centre of Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC), Guwahati, Assam.

The Webinar commenced with the inaugural statement of the Honourable Director-IASST, Prof. Ashis Kr. Mukherjee which was followed by the digital unveiling of the 7th Volume of the Newsletter-CREATORS.

Mr. Siddhartha Devnath discussed on different forms of IPR like: Patents, Design, Trademark, Geographical Indications, Copyright,  Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design and Plant Variety Protection & Farmer’s Rights .

The discussion continued on various rights of IPR which includes Right to exploit, license, assign, surrender and rights against infringement. Lastly, the role of IPR in Technology evolution was vividly showcased followed by interaction with participants.

A few glimpses of the event

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