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Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell

Roles and Responsibilities

An Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cell, plays a crucial role in managing and safeguarding intellectual property assets. The common rules and responsibilities of an IPR Cell include:

IPR Education and Awareness:
Providing education and training to employees, students, or stakeholders about the importance of intellectual property rights and the organization's IPR policies.

IPR Policy Development:
Developing and implementing an IPR policy for the organization that outlines the rules and procedures for creating, protecting, and managing intellectual property assets.

IPR Strategy:
Developing an overarching IPR strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and objectives, including identifying and prioritizing intellectual property assets.

IPR Search and Documentation:

  • Conducting searches and prior art analysis to determine the patentability or uniqueness of inventions and innovations.
  • Maintaining accurate and comprehensive records of intellectual property assets, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Patent Filing and Maintenance:

  • Preparing and filing patent applications to protect inventions.
  • Managing the maintenance and renewal of patents to ensure they remain in force.

Trademark and Copyright Management:
Registering and managing trademarks and copyrights associated with the organization's products, services, and branding.

Trade Secret Protection:
Establishing procedures to safeguard trade secrets, such as confidential information, processes, or formulas, from unauthorized access or disclosure.
 
Licensing and Commercialization:

  • Exploring opportunities for licensing intellectual property to third parties and negotiating licensing agreements.
  • Identifying commercialization opportunities for the organization's intellectual property assets.

Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensuring that the organization complies with relevant laws and regulations related to intellectual property rights.
  • Managing and mitigating risks associated with the protection and enforcement of intellectual property.

Stakeholder Engagement:
Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, such as inventors, legal experts, and industry partners, to advance the organization's IPR goals.

Continual Learning and Adaptation:
Staying updated on developments in intellectual property law and adjusting strategies and policies as needed.

The specific responsibilities and organizational structure of an IPR cell can vary widely, depending on the size and nature of the organization. The primary goal of an IPR cell is to protect and maximize the value of an organization's intellectual property assets.
 

IPR Cell Members

S. No. Name Department Role
1 Dr.M.Ameena Banu Prof.- ECE Co-ordinator
2 Mr.S.Nagamani AP - CIVIL Members-Faculty
3 Mrs.S.Ummugulthum Natchiar AP - CSE
4 Mr.M.Mathan Raj AP - MECH
5 Mr.R.Muthukumar AP - EEE
6 Mrs.V.Tamilselvi AP-MBA
7 Dr.M.Sridharan Prof.-S&H
8 S.Srilakshmi IV- CIVIL Members-Student
9 S.Nafeela Nasrin IV- CSE
10 J.Jeffrey Albert IV- ECE
11 N.Tharun IV- EEE
12 J Mohmmed Irfaan IV- MECH
13 R.Navinraj II- MBA

 


 

Minutes of Meetings

Events Details

NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has Inaugurate a Intellectual Property Rights Cell (IPR)  by Internal Quality Assurance Cell with Dr. K. Jayapal, AP/MECH, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing,  Kancheepuram, Chennai.

SEMINAR ON PATENT AWARENESS PROGRAM

13-03-2018 To 13-03-2018

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organize a Seminar on Patent Awareness Program by Intellectual Property Rights with Dr. S. Nagan, Associate Professor-Civil Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on Challenges to Becoming a Research Scholar by Intellectual Property Rights with Dr. S. Nageswari, Assistant Professor - EEE, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on Guidelines to Writing Master’s Thesis Projects by Intellectual Property Rights with Mr. K. Sudalaimuthu, Project developer, Electro green innovative  solution, Chennai.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on How to Identify the patentable ideas from project works by Intellectual Property Rights with Mr. K. Bhaskar, Senior System Architect, Ridsys, Pondicherry.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on Emerging Trends in Digital Copyright Law by Intellectual Property Rights with Mr. S. Sriram Vasanth Prasad, Paryatana Software and Website Development Company, Lawyer & Proprietor, Palani.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on Art of  Writing Research Papers for High Indexed Journals by Intellectual Property Rights with Dr. C. K. Babulal, Assistant  Professor, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.

SEMINAR ON IPR & ITS MANAGEMENT

20-08-2019 To 20-08-2019

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on IPR & Its Management by Intellectual Property Rights with Dr. V. Arun parvathe, Meerut institute of Engineering and Technology, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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NPR College of Engineering and Technology, Natham has organized a Seminar on Patent Filing and Drafting by Intellectual Property Rights with Dr. M. Sivakumar, Executive Engineer, Rural Development, Madurai.

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Intellectual Property Rights Cell (IPRC) of NPRCET organized an online workshop on "Intellectual Property Rights and IP Management for Startups" for their faculties, pre-final year students, and MBA final year students on 31.08.2022 at 10:30 A.M.

Chief Guest: Dr. Bhaskar Gupta,
Dean (Academics) & President -IIC,
IIMT Group of Colleges,
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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The Intellectual Property Rights Cell of NPRCET organized a webinar on the Motivation of Students towards Conversion of Projects into Patents for their students on 28.05.2023 at 10:00 A.M.

Chief Guest: Dr. P. Nagarajan,
Associate Professor,
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering,
SRM Institue of Science and Technology, Chennai

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The Intellectual Property Cell (IPR) of NPRCET organized a webinar on My Story - Motivational Session by Successful Startup Founder for their students on 29.10.2023.

Resource Person:
Ms. Saranya Suthandra Pandian,
Founder and Director,
Next-Gen Sprouted Health Mix.

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The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell organized a Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and IP Management for Startup for their students in the NPRCET Rear Block Seminar Hall on 21.03.2024 at 11:30 a.m.

Resource Person:
Dr. A. Palaniyappan,
Principal Scientist,
CSIR - CECRI, Karaikudi.

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The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell organizes an Orientation Program on Intellectual Property Rights for their students in the online Mode on 16.04.2024 at 02:15 p.m.

Resource Person:
Mr. A. Lakshmi Narayanan,
Examiner of Patents & Designs,
Group 'A' Gazette,
Intellectual Property Office, Govt. of India, Chennai.

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The World Intellectual Property Day 2024 Celebration, was organized on 24.04.2024 at 3.30 p.m. on the campus. The purpose of the program is to develop social skills and empathy and provide a platform for students to showcase one’s unique talents in the holistic development of students. 5 Events namely Elocution Tamil, Elocution English, Slogan writing, Business Quiz and Ad act are conducted for the students earlier with the theme of IPR on par with the celebration.