ICAR-ATARI Kolkata organized ‘World Intellectual Property Day 2023’ on 26th April, 2023 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Pradip Dey, Director of the Institute on the theme ‘Women and IP: Accelerating Innovations and Creativity’. The Scientists from ICAR-NBSS & LUP, Kolkata Centre, and scientists and all the staff of ICAR-ATARI Kolkata were present in the occasion. Dr. B. N. Ghosh, Pr. Scientist, NBSS & LUP, Kolkata Centre emphasized on the theme of the event highlighting the ICAR initiative in celebrating the Day in a big way. He underlined more and more women participation in research and their contribution towards patents, trademarks, copyrights etc.
Later, the Director, ATARI Kolkata made a presentation on ‘Management of IP Portfolio: Know your rights’ and he highlighted different types of intellectual properties and ways to protect IPs in ICAR research ecosystem. Patentability and patent application process were discussed in details. He also stressed upon the multidisciplinary team work in filing and obtaining the patent. Thereafter, a Q & A session was held on various aspects of intellectual properties, in which Dr. K. M. Hati, Pr. Scientist, Dr. S. K. Reza, Sr. Scientist, Dr. Ruma Das, Scientist from ICARNBSS & LUP, Kolkata Centre and Dr. A. Haldar, Pr. Scientist, Dr. S. K. Mondal, Pr. Scientist, Dr. F. H. Rahman, Pr. Scientist, Dr. K. S. Das, Pr. Scientist and other staff of ICAR-ATARI Kolkata actively participated. The meeting ended with formal vote of thanks to the Chair.
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