Agrip 2019



ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT) celebrated the World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April 2019 by organizing a workshop titled AgrIP2019. The event was organized by the Zonal Technology Management – Agribusiness Incubation (ZTM-ABI) Centre to raise awareness among scientific staff about Intellectual property rights and to acknowledge the creativity and the contribution made by innovators of the Institute.

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Dr. Gopakumar G. Nair, Patent Attorney, Gopakumar Nair Associates, Mumbai addressed the scientists and gave a lead talk on IP rights and ways to protect them.Dr.GeorgeNinan, Principal Investigator, ZTM-ABI Centre, welcomed the gathering and also gave an overview about the importance of IP management in a research institute like ICAR-CIFT. Dr.Ravishankar C.N., Director, ICAR-CIFTtalked about how we need to translate the scientific knowledge into innovation and about the issues of generation, evaluation, protection and exploitation of IPR.Dr.A. Suresh, Co-Principal Investigator, ABI Centre proposed the vote of thanks.