KSCST-JCE IPR cell in association with IIC Cell organised a Talk on “Patents and Patent Filing Process”.

Resource person, Mr. Praksh Balekundri has over 15 years of experience in the IPR domain as Lead Patent Counsel. He has worked in IP department in Bosch Germany under European patent attorneys for two years for drafting and prosecution of patent applications for the European Patent Office, the Indian Space Research Organization as a systems engineer for 10 years, Qualcomm India IP team as Lead Patent Counsel for 4+ years.

Mr. Balekundri spoke about:
Introduction to IPRs
Types of IPRs
Importance of IPRs
Patent rights
Criteria for patentability
Patent filing process
Idea disclosure form
Idea evaluation
Links to government initiatives
Interesting patent examples

25 Faculty members and 28 Entrepreneurship Development Cell students actively participated and were enriched with the IPR (Patent) knowledge. Participants cleared their doubts through the Q&A session held at the end of the event.