A Report of Talk on Intellectual Property Rights Cell

The association of department of MCA, MASM in collaboration with IPR Cell of SIT Mangaluru has organized a talk on the Intellectual Property Rights for MCA students on 27 th Tuesday November 2018. The Head of the department Dr. Shashidhar Kini has welcomed Dr. Ajoy Joseph, Head, MBA Department to the function. The faculty adviser of MASM Mr. Girish Kundar, Assistant Professor, MCA department has introduced the speaker to the audience.

Dr. Ajoy Joseph has given a brief introduction on property, Rights and Protection schemes for the property. The property designates those things that are commonly recognized as being the possessions of
an individual or a group. A right of ownership is associated with property that establishes the good as being “one’s own thing” in relation to other individuals or groups, assuring the owner the right to dispense with the property in a manner he or she deems fit, whether to use or not use, exclude others from using, or to transfer ownership.

Intellectual property rights are the rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually give the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation for a certain period of time.

You’ll find four main types of IP protection for your business:

1. Patents. A patent grants property rights on an invention, allowing the patent holder to exclude others from making, selling, or using the invention
2. Trademarks.
3. Trade Secrets
4. Copyrights
Intellectual Property Protection is protection for inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, and images created by the mind. Learn how you can protect your intellectual property by using: Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights.

The speaker of the function has quoted few examples: Utility patents: For tangible inventions, such as machines, devices, and composite materials, as well as new and useful processes. Design patents: For the ornamental designs on manufactured products. Plant patents: For new varieties of plants.

The function was great successful and there was prize distribution for the winners in the inter department activities organized by the MASM on the occasion of Deepavali and Karnataka Rajyotsava by the Dr. Ajoy Joseph.
The president of MASM has rendered vote of thanks for all the student coordinators, the faculty members along with Head of the department and Dr. Ajoy Joseph for delivering good lecture on Intellectual Properties.

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