Every year on April 26, World Intellectual Property Day is observed to promote awareness about the influence of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and design on daily life. The function of intellectual property (IP) rights is to stimulate innovation and creativity across the various civilizations present in the world.
The day is celebrated to see the potential of the younger generation and help them focus on transitioning to a more suitable future. Inventions, literary and creative works, designs, symbols, names, and pictures utilized in business are all examples of intellectual property. The day plays a significant role in helping young inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs to use intellectual property (IP) to achieve their goals, generate income, create jobs, and tackle local and global challenges by supporting community and national development.
Intellectual property (IP) is a non-physical asset that a person or corporation possesses. Intellectual property rights are the rights granted to individuals over the production of minds. There are various type of intellectual property such as: Patents, Copyright, Trademarks, Industrial designs, Geographical indications, Trade secret.
World Intellectual Property Day 2023: Theme: Women all over the world are influencing the world with their imagination, inventiveness, and hard work, but they frequently face substantial barriers to gaining the information, skills, resources, and support they require to prosper. Therefore, the theme for this year is the ‘can do’ attitude of women inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs around the world and their ground-breaking work.
On 26th Feb,2023, Department of Physical Sciences (Under the aegis of IQAC & IIC) celebrated Intellectual Property Day by organizing theme based Declamations.
Students from M.Sc (Hons.) Physics & M.Sc (Hons.) Chemistry and research scholars of different disciplines of Sciences have enthusiastically participated in this declamation.
Dr. Honey Sharma (Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences) briefly highlighted various points regarding Intellectual properties Rights and elaborated the process of filling the patents, copy rights etc.
Dr Nisha Sharma (Associate Professor, Physical Sciences) has highlighted the contribution of women in sciences as inventors, creators and entrepreneurs.
Content delivered by students was highly informative and motivational for student, young researchers and Faculty.
The Declamation was concluded with Vote of thanks by Ms Meena (Activity Incharge Physical Sciences).