PUAA holds a webinar on IPR

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.

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