Chandigarh, July 9, 2020: The Panjab University Alumni Association, Chandigarh organized a Webinar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ by Prof. Rupinder Tewari, founder and for-mer chairperson of the Department of Microbial Biotechnology.
Prof. Tewari is also the Chair – Professor of IPR Panjab University.
He has an experience of 40 years in academics, research and policy matters.
He has a PhD from the Dept. of Microbiology (Hons. School), Panjab University, a second PhD
(Microbiology) from the University of London, London (UK) and a Post-Doctorate from Washing-ton University, Saint Louis, USA.
He is a recipient of the prestigious Rockefeller Biotechnology Fellow-ship (USA) and Com-monwealth Academic Staff Scholarship (UK).
Prof. Deepti Gupta, Dean Alumni Relations, welcomed and introduced Prof. Rupinder Tewari.
He explained the mean-ing of IPR, why it is required and the types of IP.
He also explained Geo-graphical Indication, patents, trademarks copy-rights, how to apply for patents etc.
Many interesting exam-ples and cases like those of David Slater and Nor-man Borlaugh were dis-cussed.
He advised the students on what all courses can be pursued in the field of IPR.