Alagappa University
(A State University Reaccredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade)
Department of Biotechnology
(UGC - SAP and DST-FIST & PURSE
Sponsored Department)
 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS CELL
ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY

Aim and Purpose

  • To disseminate knowledge on types of patents, global patent regime, etc to target talents
  • To encourage faculty members and scholars to go for patentable works
  • To help faculty members in the nitty-gritty of registration of patents

Name

Designation & Dept./Division/College.

Status

Dr. S. Karutha Pandian

Professor & Head
Department of Biotechnology

Coordinator

Dr. M. Ramesh

Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology

Deputy Coordinator

Dr G Paruthimal Kalaignan

Professor
Department of Industrial Chemistry

Member

Dr. K. Sankaranarayanan

Professor
Department of Physics

Member

Mr. C. Sivasankar

Research Scholar
Department of Biotechnology

Member

Ms. N. Lavanya

Research Scholar
Department of Bioelectronics and Biosensors

Member

Activities

  • Organizing workshops to familiarize faculty members and scholars on patents, patent regime in India and abroad and registration aspects
  • Providing facilities for faculty and scholars for progressively going for patentable works
  • Listing of Patents held by Faculty and others in the University

Activities Carried out

Year

Description of Activity

Date

Participants/
Beneficiaries

2016 Shri C.V. Madhusudhanan, Partner, KSR &Co, Coimbatore, delivered a lecture on “Basic Principles of Different types of Intellectual Property Rightsexplaining the significance of Patent, Trade Secret, Trade Mark, and Copy Right. He critically narrated the bottlenecks of getting industrially useful patents and the current problems faced by industries and companies with trade and brand names.to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs in the field of biotechnology impact on daily life.

26.04.2016

Faculty Members, Research Scholars and PG Students of the Biosciences Departments of Alagappa University.

2015

As part of the IPR day celebration, an IP Awareness Programme was organized in the Seminar Hall, Department of Biotechnology, Science Campus, Alagappa University.  Mr. T. Srinivasan, Patent Attorney, Joint Partner & Patent Agent, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Chennai delivered a special lecture covering the following aspects:
1. Basics of IPR - Patents, Trade-marks, Copyrights, Designs, Plant Variety Protection, Biodiversity
2. Fundamentals of Patents

    1. Rights conferred
    2. Conditions of Patentability
    3. Inventions not patentable

3. How to read Patent Document
4. How to obtain Patent rights – i.e. steps involved
    a. India
    b. PCT / Overseas
5. Certain land mark cases on Patent litigation 
6. Patent Search 

07.05.2015

Faculty Members, Research Scholars and PG Students of the Faculty of Science

2014

Dr. N. Subramonian, Principal Scientist, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore – 641007 delivered a lecture on “Patenting Biotechnological Inventionsto raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs in the field of biotechnology impact on daily life.

26.04.2014

Faculty Members, Research Scholars and PG Students of the Biosciences Departments of Alagappa University.

On the initiatives taken by the IPR Cell, Eight Applications have been filed for Indian Patents during the year 2015 and three more Invention Disclosure Forms are being scrutinized by the authorized Patent Attorney of Alagappa University.

 

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