Workshop on IPR at Cusat

Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Centre (STIC) at the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) organised a workshop on intellectual property rights (IPR) here on Tuesday. Vice-Chancellor P.K. Abdul Aziz inaugurated the programme. He stressed the importance of intellectual property rights and patenting of scientific and technological inventions.

A press release said that the IPR consultant and patent attorney N.R. Subbaram spoke on patenting procedures, laws and issues. He discussed various aspects of filing patents. Head of Technology Transfer and documentation at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre V.P. Balagangadharan explained the procedures involved in technology transfer and various other issues related to filing of patents. K. Sureshkumar, senior scientist at Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council, Department of Science and Technology, presented several patent case studies.

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