The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, in association with the Institution’s Innovation Council, organised a webinar on the topic “Insights to Intellectual Property Rights” on April 26, 2023. The objective of this webinar was to provide knowledge about IPR, which is to reward human intellect by providing exclusive rights to the creators over their inventions, artistic works, musical works, etc.
The welcome address was given by Selvi M. Iniya, III Year/EEE. The presidential address was given by Dr. M. Premkumar, Principal, Paavai Engineering College. Earlier, Selvan. Komaraprasad, III Year EEE, introduced the Chief Guest. Dr. K. Indhumathi, Associate Professor, Saveetha Engineering College, Saveetha Nagar, Thandalam, Chennai. She emphasised the significance of this webinar as well as the numerous operations of our IIC and EDC cells. She commenced the session with the quote, “Innovation is equal to creativity and commercialization. She has talked about the definitions of intellectual property and intellectual property rights, the global IPR regime and Indian laws governing IPR. She explained the session using Bill Ford as a real-life example. Furthermore, she concluded the session by insisting that the participants develop innovative ideas.
Dr.K.SundaraMurthy, Vice President of IIC, Professor of Mechanical; Dr.R.Mohana Priya, Convener of IIC, Associate Professor of ECE; Prof. Dr.G. Balaji, Convener Head of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Dr.S.Ramachandran, Member of IIC, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mr.G.Deivamani, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The vote of thanks was delivered by Selvan. P. Vishwa Bharath, III-Year EEE. A total of 140 students and faculty members attended this online webinar.