राष्ट्रीय इलेक्ट्रॉनिकी एवं सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology
22 December 2021
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND PLAGIARISM
ON 17 DECEMBER 2021
As Part of the celebration of “AzadiKaAmritMahotsav”
Venue: Bigbluebutton: https://bbb.calicut.nielit.in/b/drr-y77-ffh-ic7
Webinar time: 9:25 AM TO 12:50 PM
A webinar on Intellectual property rights and plagiarism was conducted as part of the celebration of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, jointly with DPIIT-IPR Chair of CUSAT. The webinar was held as two sessions with two speakers. The first session started with the address of Dr.Reena K.K, followed by Dr.M.P.Pillai (Executive Director, NIELIT Calicut), who delivered the inaugural speech. A welcome speech was delivered by Shri. Sulok S. K, who introduced speaker for the session.
The first speaker Mr. N. Subramanian (Assistant Manager, CIPAM) started session on the topic “Intellectual Property Rights”. His lecture started with an introduction to Intellectual Property Laws and spanned across the different disciplines related to IPR. He detailed about the types of IPR’s and its impact and significance. He detailed about the Patent with necessary steps and procedures required and how to file patent for invention and patent search tools and locations of patent offices. Further, He gave an overview on registration process of Design, registration process of copyright for arts, authoring music, painting, movie, computer programme, first author claim of book, translator claim to different languages. And registration process of Trademarks. Then he discussed on different aspects of intellectual properties like geographical indication, plant varieties protection of farmers’ rights and researchers’ rights, trade secret, semiconductor IC layout design. He concluded the talk by explaining the Global Innovation Index and career opportunities in IPR. He emphasized that IPR has to be renewed from time to time for keeping them in force except in case of copyright and trade secrets. This session went up to 11:00 AM followed by 10 minutes of interaction with participants and doubt clarification.
Second speaker was Mr. Vikrant Rana (Managing Partner, S. S. Rana & Co) was introduced by Shri. Sulok S.K. His talk started at 11:15 AM and he spoke on “Engineering Research and Plagiarism. His presentation began with explaining the various aspects of IPR. He discussed in detail about the topics such as what is copyright? What do we mean by authorship and ownership? And he also explained the rights of copyright and what copyright protects.
Next, a detailed explanation of Plagiarism was given and Controversies on the issues of plagiarism. He also explained how serious is the issue of plagiarism? Why do people plagiarize? And what’s so wrong with plagiarising? And he also explained about degrees of plagiarism, punishments of plagiarism and How to avoid plagiarism? Finally he ended his session by explaining types of plagiarism and Antipiracy softwares. This session went up to 12:45PM followed by 10 minutes of interaction with participants and doubt clarification. The session ended with a vote of thanks by DR. Reena K. K.