Faculty Enrichment Programme on Intellectual Property Rights - St. Xavier's College

The annual two days FEP was held on 5 th and 6 th April 2018 in the college seminar hall. The topic was ‘ENSURING EXCELLENCE IN  HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ( IPR) AND PERFORMANCE BASED APPRAISAL SYSTEM.

The first  resource person for the day was Dr.sabha Da Silva , Principal of Kare College of Law , Margao-Goa. He threw light on concept of properties with a special focus on intellectual property and its relation to copyrights , plagiarism and stressed on IPR section 52 for details. He said that a software named ‘Urkund “ available at the Goa university library can be used to check plagiarism.

The second resource person for the day was S.N.Inavalli speaking on patenting law in India and explained that patenting can be for a process or a product that guarantees a monopoly right.

Dr.Ranjana Ferrao was the third resource person who enlighted the teachers on several aspects of trademark and design.

All the faculty members had attended the two days programme which was very well appreciated.  Fr.Dr.Jeronimo D’silva , officiating Principal of the college presided over the inaugural programme. Mr.Pradeep Morajkar , from the department of Physics proposed vote of thanks.

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