FDP on "Process of filing for Patents and Copyrights"

Research & Publication cell of Dr. D. Y. Patil B-School organized an in house Faculty development Program on Process of filing for Patents and Copyrights. This FDP is in the continuation of an erstwhile FDP taken on Feb 2, 2021

Objectives

To make the audience aware of the Process of filing for Patents and Copyrights.

Audience present: 21

Program Date: 9th August, 2021

Session duration: 11am-4:30pm (5 hours)

The session began giving a brief precap of Session I on Identifying Intellectual Property component at the early stage of Innovation.

The session started with explaining what the different types of IPR that we need are. To protect our invention, one needs a patent, trademark, copyright, marketing plan, trade secrets, or some combination of these. Before beginning with preparing for a patent application, its required to find out whether a patent or some other form of Intellectual Property protection is required.

Dr. Atul Kumar then stressed that before beginning to file for invention/ innovation/ idea its imperative to know whether it is patentable. He then explained who can apply for patent, what can or cannot be patented, what is the timeline of the patent and the cost get your invention patented. Once it is identified what kind of patent is needed, one needs to understand what the different types of patent applications and proceedings are.

The session gave many insightful facts about the Intellectual property filing techniques and the participants found it very helpful.

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