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Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are legal monopolistic rights conferred by the Government to inventors or creators of intellectual Property in industrial, scientific, literary & artistic fields in lieu of complete disclosure of the same. IPRs are territorial rights and there is no global patent.

Types of IPRs
Patent : Protects Inventions eg. mobile phone technology, mechanical devices 
Copyright: Protects expression of Ideas in tangible form eg. books, music, software
Trademark: Protects indication of source of goods or services eg. Pepsi, IBM
Design: Protects outer appearance of a trade article eg. car designs, phone designs
Geographical Indication: Protects geographic source of goods eg Phulkari, Kullu Shawl
New Plant Variety: Protects new plant variety eg new wheat variety
Semiconductor layout Design: Protects layout design of semiconductors
Trade Secrets: Protects know-how, non-patentable inventions eg. Coca-Cola Recipe


PIC, PSCST
Patent Information Centre (PIC) at PSCST is a joint project of GoI & GoP to address to IPR needs of Punjab & Chandigarh. The facilities provided by PIC, PSCST are as follows:

International Patent Search on nominal charges from 80+ countries 

Free Financial, Legal & Technical support for IPR (especially patents) filing, prosecution & renewal to all academicians 

Technology Scan Studies & Patent information for technology up-gradation/ adoption

IPR Training

Consultancy services on various IPR filing

Awareness through Workshops/Lectures/ Seminars

For further information contact; 
Mr. Gurharminder Singh, Incharge (PIC) Mob. No. 9815655801, 
Email: harminder1978@gmail.com

Ms. Divya Kaushik, Scientist (PIC) : 
Mob. No. 8146676069
Email:: kaushikdivya@gmail.com


IPR Cell, IIT-Ropar
PIC, PSCST has setup an IPR Cell at IIT-Ropar with the following objectives:

To provide IPRs protection information, orientation and facilities to university researchers & scientists

To guide & advise researchers on how to obtain & sustain   patents

To facilitate routing of patent searchers to PIC, Punjab

To get necessary clearances from competent authorities while filing Provisional and Complete specifications & technology transfer 

To organize various awareness programmes in collaboration  with PIC,   Punjab in  its campus and affiliated colleges

For further information contact; 
Dr. Prabir Sarkar
Assistant Professor,
Deptt. of Mechanical Engineering & 
Nodal Officer IPR Cell, 
  Mob. No. 8699398885
 Email: prabir@iitrpr.ac.in


PATENT INFORMATION CENTRE

PUNJAB STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
MGSIPA   Complex, Sector 26, Chandigarh 160 019
Tel: 0172-2792325, 2793300
Website: www.pscst.gov.in

IPR CELL, IIT-ROPAR
 
Deptt. of Mechanical Engineering 
Indian Institute of Technology, 
Nangal Road, Rupnagar-140001
Website: www.iitrpr.ac.in


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