5th September 2015
Mr. Vivek Anand Sagar,Research Associate, CIPRA, welcomed the participant,Prof. Shantha Kumar G.S, Professor,Department of Industrial Pharmacy, Acharya B M Reddy College of Pharmacy; Bangalore graced the occasion and Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao, Vice Chancellor, NLSIU delivered presidential address.
The participants were from the pharmaceutical Industry, Post Graduate students in Pharmacy, Research Scholars & Teaching Faculty in pharmacy institution, Researchers from Research Laboratories and Employees of Pharmaceutical Industry.
The objective of the program was :
a) to make researchers aware of the need to protect new knowledge generated by obtaining IP rights, determine ownership of biological, other materials used by them.
b) to provide appropriate technological, professional and legal expertise to assist researchers to file patents in India and abroad.
c) to encourage and provide all support to universities and other institution for protecting and commercializing new knowledge generation with DBT support