Dr. S . K. Jain , Adjunct Professor & Former Head , Department of Management Studies , IIT Delhi on 6th March 2019

Prof. S.K. Jain, Former Vice Chancellor Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, J&K addressed the MBA first year and second year students and faculty memberson 6th March 2019 on the topic “Role of IPR in Gaining Competitive Advantage.” Prof. Jain highlighted the importance of intellectual property in the present WTO era. He discussed in detail the various form of intellectual properties like patents, copyrights, trademark, industrial design, geographical indicators etc. He discussed the legal, administrative and regulatory framework for IPR. He discussed various dimensions of innovation and how simple innovations can give competitive advantage. He also highlighted some important US patents. He also discussed the national policy on IPR and government initiatives for IPR training and research. The extensive session on IPR by Prof. Jain was well received and the students asked lot to relevant questions related to IPR.