Intellectual property (IP) refers to various distinct types of creations of the mind : inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce; for which a set of exclusive rights like copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets are recognized under the corresponding fields of law.
An Intellectual Property Right(IPR) Cell has been formed in Dibrugarh University under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor to look after the activities related to the Intellectual Property of the University and also to create awareness among faculties, research scholar and the students of the University.
- Prof. A. K. Buragohain, Vice-chancellor, Dibrugarh University
- Prof. Pankaj Das, Dept. of Chemistry
Dr. P. K. Pandey, Centre for Juridical Studies
Dr. Arifur Zaman, Dept. of Anthropology
Dr. Taranath Duarah, Dept. of Anthropology
Gunadeep Chetia, Programmer, DU
Amrita Kashyap Chaliha, Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
- Parishmita Gogoi, DUIET
(i) Patent Search Workshop on 23rd November 2015
The IPR Cell, DU has organized a one-day workshop on patent search on 23rd November 2015 at the Indira Miri Conference Hall. The main aim of this workshop was to create awareness about patent literature amongst researchers of Dibrugarh University. Sixty five participants mainly research scholars and young faculty members of various departments had attended this workshop. Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, MHRD IPR Chair Professor, Tezpur University and Mr. Yashawant Dev Panwar, Head, Patent Facilitating Centre, TIFAC, New Delhi were the resource persons.
(ii) GI Camp on Muga Silk at Dhokuakhana College, on 30th April 2016 in collaboration with Tezpur University and ASTEC, Assam
The IPR Cell of Dibrugarh University in collaboration with the IPR Cell of Tezpur University and Assam Science Technology and Environment Council (ASTEC), has organized a one-day Muga camp for Geographical Indications (GI) registrations on Muga Silk at Dhokuakhana college on 30th April 2016. Prof. Alak Kumar Buragohain, Vice Chancellor, Dibrugarh University, Prof Prabuddha Ganguli, MHRD IPR Chair Professor, Tezpur University, Mr. C. G. Naidu, Asst. Registrar, GI office, Chennai. Prof. Pankaj Das, Coordinator, IPR Cell, Dibrugarh University, Dr Pritam Deb, Coordinator, IPR Cell, Tezpur University, Dr. Tara Duarah, Mr Bipul Saikia, Dr. Suchibrata Goswami, Dr. Juri Borbora Saikia were present in the Camp.
(iii) Patent filing and awareness lecture on 2nd May 2016
The IPR cell, DU has organized special lectures on “how to file patents” on 2nd May 2016. Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli, MHRD IPR Chair Professor, Tezpur University has delivered the lectures. About 130 in-house researchers including faculty members from various science and Engineering departments, centres had attended the lecture.