IIM Jammu’s Foundation for Entrepreneurship Innovation and Skill Development on Tuesday organized an IPR (Patent) workshop for the benefit of the student, and teaching fraternity at its Canal Road Campus.
The session was organized by IIM Jammu in association with National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) and under the guidance and able leadership of the Director Prof. B.S. Sahay.
The session was conducted by Divyendu Jha, a resource person from NIPAM, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. The welcome note was delivered by Dr. Prateek Jain, Chairperson, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, IIM Jammu.
The Resource Person spoke about the various aspects of the IPR with special reference to Patenting and Geographical Indications. During his interaction, he put forward the simple and hassle-free process of making Applications to the Patent office at a very low fee. He motivated the participants to make their own applications and participate in the innovation mission of Govt. of India (GoI).
The session was also attended by faculty members from other degree colleges of Jammu. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Vivek Sharma, Chief Innovation Officer, IIM Jammu.