CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) organised a training programme on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and patents/designs filing on 8 February 2023 in the NEERI, Auditorium. This programme was organised in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM, Nagpur) in alignment with the Govt. of India’s initiative – National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM). The objective of the programme was to create an IPR awareness among Researchers. Dr. Pankaj P. Borkar, Dy. Controller of Patents & Designs, RGNIIPM was the Resource Person.
Dr. Atul N. Vaidya, Director, CSIR-NEERI inaugurated the training programme. Shri Kishore Pantawane, RGNIIPM was also present on this occasion. In his inaugural address, Dr. Vaidya emphasized on the importance of the patent drafting and documentation required in filing and securing the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).
Dr. Pankaj P. Borkar, Dy. Controller of Patents & Designs, RGNIIPM conducted the training session and shared details pertaining to various types of IPR, patentable and non-patentable inventions, requirements and procedures for filing the IPR, importance and benefits of IPR filing, etc. The participants were benefitted from the training programme by knowing the procedure how to get due recognitions for their inventions.
Dr. Sushant B. Wath, Principal Scientist and IPR Coordinatorconducted the proceedings and briefed about the IPR status of CSIR-NEERI and gave an overview of the training session and its objectives to all the participants.vEr. PrateekD. Dwivedi, Technical Officer, proposed vote of thanks at the end of the session.