Report on International Conference on “Intellectual Property Rights Vs Converting Idea into Patent ( Hybrid Mode)”.
The program was inaugurated by Prof. Biswajit Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, TNU, Mr. Suhas Mukherjee, Asst. Vice President, Administration, TNU, Dr. Manish, Registrar, TNU in august presence of Dean of all Faculties, TNU; Faculty members of School of Pharmacy, TNU and invited delegates/participants. The function was presided by Prof. S. C. Dinda, Convener of the conference/Dean, School of Pharmacy, TNU.
Four experts from the field of Science & Technology and Patents, namely Dr. T. Pavan Kumar, Senior Scientist from CSIR-IMMT, India; Prof. Pharkphoom Panichayupakaranant, Vice Dean of Pharmacy from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand; Dr. Joan D’Souza from Switzerland; and Er. Arnab Bhattacharyya, The Patent Officer, Kolkata, India was interacted and presented their plenary talks on the topics such as: Innovation Dynamics and Intellectual Property Rights – A Strategic Perspective, Development of Herbal Products Based on BCG Economy Model, and Intellectual Property Rights Awareness Programme, Filing patent and orange book, respectively. The scientific sessions were chaired by Prof. Partha Mukherjee, Dean, School Science & Technology, TNU & Prof. Rakesh Kumar Singh, Dean, School of Legal Studies, TNU and the event was moderated by Dr. Chinmay Mahapatra, Associated Professor, School of Pharmacy, TNU.
About 351 registered delegates including students, research scholars, and teachers from different corners our country India and abroad from South Africa, USA, Ethiopia, and Switzerland were participated and interacted among themselves both online and offline mode during the event. The function was ended with Vote of thanks by Prof. Sibaram Paria, SOP, TNU. On the occasion one MoU in between The Neotia University, School of Pharmacy and CSIR Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) is being signed for research collaboration.
Prof. S. C. Dinda, Dean, School of Pharmacy, The Neotia University