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Panel Discussion on Innovate to Sustain by UPES, Dehradun [April 26; Online]: Register Now!

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About Centre for Intellectual Property Rights

The Centre for Intellectual property Rights (CIPR) was established by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun in August 2021.

It aims to create awareness about the intricacies related to the field of Intellectual Property Rights and acts as a platform that provides assistance to academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators to identify, preserve and utilize their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) effectively.

To fulfill this objective, the Centre is designed to bring forth the current and upcoming contemporary challenges related to Intellectual Property Rights and has conducted various seminars and events to pioneer the practical aspects related to this field.

Theme for World IP Day 2024

Sustainable development has emerged as a key priority in the global agenda, and the intellectual property (IP) system has come to interact with it more closely.

This has resulted in the emergence of a range of policy and legal issues that the IP system is still grappling with in relation to biodiversity, climate change and the diffusion of green technologies, food security, and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) more generally. Intellectual Property is a critical incentive for innovation and creativity, which in turn are key to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals success.

Right to repair is currently a movement that calls for governments to formulate policies that allow consumers to repair electronic products on their own and will thus help extend the life of electronic items thereby reducing e-waste generation.

Right to repair is a step toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially Goal 12 on responsible consumption and production.

In this context realizing the importance and need, the Centre for IPR is organizing a panel discussion on the theme “INNOVATE TO SUSTAIN-Analyzing the Right to Repair movement as a key to circular economy and the role of IP”.

Panelists for the Session

Professor Irene Calboli: Prof. Calboli specializes in Intellectual Property, Trade, and Cultural Heritage Law. She is Regents Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law and holds several honorary and visiting appointments, including Senior Fellow at Melbourne University, Academic Fellow at the University of Geneva, Transatlantic Technology Law Fellow at Stanford University, Visiting Professor at National Law University, Delhi, and Distinguished Fellow at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Cambodia. Irene is a world-renown expert in her field and a distinguished and prolific scholar. Prof. Irene regularly advises national governments and international organizations, and is currently an expert for the World Intellectual Property Organization, the World Trade Organization, the U.N. International Trade Center, and the European Union.

Professor Gargi Chakrabarti: Dr. Chakrabarti is currently working as Associate Professor at Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. She was a post-doctoral research fellow at Max Planck Institute of Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany in 2020. She has awarded Ph.D. from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and M.Phil. from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She has done LLM in International and Comparative IP Law from London Metropolitan University, London, UK. She has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience. She is a Tutor for WIPO Academy and completed four Distance Learning Courses successfully. She has more than 40 international and national publications to her credit.

Dr. Milton Lucídio Leão Barcellos: Dr. Barcellos is an Intellectual Property Lawyer, Specialized in Intellectual Property Prosecution and Litigation. He is also a Professor of Practise. Currently he is the tutor for the WIPO-Harvard Law School Course in Patent Law and Global Public Health. He is a Licensed Patent and Trademark Attorney Official Connoisseur appointed by the State Court of Rio Grande do Sul – Since 2003 and present (Only for Law Suites involving Intellectual Property Rights). Milton Lucídio has a research and professional area focused on Intellectual Property and its interrelation with other branches of law. He works in complex cases both in the administrative sphere (INPI, CADE, ANVISA, among others), in the judicial sphere and in the alternative solution of disputes (negotiation, mediation and arbitration).

Details of the Event

  • Date: 26.04.2024
  • Time: 3:30 P.M.(I.S.T.) onwards
  • Venue: Online 

How to Register?

Interested participants can join by using the link provided at the end of this post.

Mob: (+91) 8887922411

Click here to register.

Source: Lawctopus

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