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Dr. D.Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri

Areas of copyrights, patents, innovation and start-up and the way ahead Organized by Startup and Innovation Cell

Thursday, July 15, 2021 |Start-up & Innovation Cell of Dr. D.Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri |Seminar


An orientation session for all teaching faculty was organized by the Start-up & Innovation Cell of Dr. D.Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri Pune on 05/07/2021 on the topic “Areas of copyrights, patents, innovation and start-up and the way ahead”. Resource person for the webinar was Dr. Swarada Peerannawar, Head & CEO, DPU Incubation Centre.

The oreintation commenced with Dr. Parth Aphale, Associate Professor & HOD, Department of Homoeopathic Pharmacy & Co-Ordinator, Start-up & Innovation Cell welcoming & introducing the resource person.

Dr. Swarada Peerannawar explained the teaching faculty the exact meaning of the terms copyright, patent and the subtle difference between the two.

She also explained in detail what all comes under Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), what can be copyrighted and what can be patented.

She shed a light on the process of applying for copyright, the terms and conditions involved therein.

She also explained in detail the processes involved while applying for patent, what all documents are required and what are the conditions to be complied with.

She interacted with the faculty regarding the difficulties face by them w.r.t the same.

She also presented a summary of patents and copyrights filed in the past 5 years in the field of homoeopathy.

The session was followed by a Q&A session wherein the speaker answered all the queries raised by the faculty.

Overall, it was a very informative and interactive session wherein the faculty got a chance to clear all their doubts regrading what is the difference between copyright and patent, what can be copyrighted and what can be patented and what are the processes involved in the same.

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