A one-day National Seminar on "Managing Resources and Intellectual Property Rights for Research & Development in Technical Education" is going to be organized on 20th September at O.P. Jindal Institute of Technology, situated in Raigarh city of Chhattisgarh. The Seminar aims at linking creation and protection of knowledge capital for improving the quality of life in the Indian context.
According to the organizers of the seminar, the over-arching objective of the seminar is to create and facilitate a stimulating environment for the development and exchange of ideas in the management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) with special emphasis on Research & Development (R&D), emerging economies problems in a dynamic global environment.
Some specific objectives listed in the brochure of the seminar are:
To provide R&D resource information
To provide a platform for interaction between IP Industry, IP consultants & outsourcing firms and the patent offices and
To provide an interface and enable businesses to resolve IP related issue.
The themes of the seminar will focus on broad areas intended to cover the whole spectrum of issues related to knowledge capital in diverse areas such as: International Scenario of IPR; Management of Intellectual Property Rights in India; R&D Resources and Management; Virtual R&D Management; Financial Assistance & Grants in R&D Projects; Management of Funded R&D Project; Globalization of R&D; Role of Industry in R&D; Intellectual Property Law; Research, Training and Awareness in IPR; IPR in Academia; IPR in R&D collaborations; IPR for competitive advantage; Collaborative R&D; R&D in Technical Education, and Current Status and Future Directions.