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Maitreyi College Organizes Workshop On Intellectual Property Rights

The workshop was themed as Current Status And Future Prospects

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Department of Botany, Maitreyi College, University of Delhi hosted a National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in association with Singh & Associates, a leading full-service law firm at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi.

The theme of the workshop was Current Status and Future Prospects. It was organised with an aim to facilitate knowledge sharing and raising IPR awareness among the participants on the current status and future prospects of Intellectual Property Rights.

The program had various interactive sessions on Patents & Information Technology Based Intellectual Property Rights, Industrial Design and Biotechnology Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Plant Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property Rights. The technical presentations analyzed in detail about the different IPR rights including Patent, Design, Trademark, Copyright, and Plant Varieties Act. Apart from the technical presentations, there were hands-on sessions on Patent & Trademark searches and live demonstration of the e-filing system in India for Patent filings.

The participants at the workshop comprised graduation students, research scholars, guest faculties from the reputed institutions across the country and faculty members of Department of Botany, Maitreyi College, who were also the organizers of the workshop.

During the workshop, the key speakers presenting the sessions on different topics were Mr. Shrimant Singh, Senior Principal Associate, Singh & Associates, Ms. Suchi Rai, Senior Principal ­­­Associate, Singh & Associates and Dr. Arun Kumar Maurya, Assistant Professor, CCS University, Meerut, U.P. Dr. Haritma Chopra, Principal of Maitreyi College, University of Delhi delivered the welcome address and vote of thanks respectively.

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