Inaugural Session & Address by Prof. (Dr.) T. Ramakrishna
The Inauguration of CMRU- KSCST IP Cell and National Workshop on significance of IPR was held on 4th May, 2019 at CMR University, School of Legal Studies. The workshop was organised with the motive of spreading the knowledge on the Intellectual Property Rights, its importance and protection.
MR. Hemant Kumar H., Chief Scientific Officer at Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology. He is currently investigating the Karnataka Natural Data Management (NRDMS). He inspired the audience by sharing his working experience in this field. He elaborated on the policies and technologies being followed by the KSCST. He concluded by sharing his aim to establish 100 IP cells. He also shared that he had been successful to establish 10 cells from 2015.
Dr. M. N. Bheemesh, Hon. Director at NIALS and Senior Advisor at ALMT Legal, Advocates & Solicitors Bangalore.
He explained the meaning of the intellectual property through video sessions followed by the inspiring examples in this field such as Dr. Vishal Rao, Noted Scientist Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, and Mr. Suresh Garimella. He also gave current cases to explain the protection of these rights and the responsibility of lawyers to protect these rights.
Mr. Shubham Istrewal
Cell for Intellectual Property Rights Promotion and Management (CIPAM)
Mr. C.N. Shashidhara
Deputy Controller of Patents and Designs
Dr. Sarasija Padmanabhan
IP Analyst and Patent Agent
1. Dr. Souravi Karpakal
Post- Doctoral Research Associate
Indian Institute of Science
2. Mr. B. Vivek Anand Sagar
Consultant and an IPR Attorney
Patent Information Centre
Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology
3. Mr. M.G. Kodandaram, IRS
Assistant Director (Retd),
Master Trainer of GST, CBIC
Government of India