ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland celebrated World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April, 2023

ICAR-NRC on Mithun celebrated World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2023, at 3.30 PM for the theme "Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity" under the ITMU, National Agricultural Innovation Fund. In 2023, WIPO celebrated the "can do" attitude of women inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs around the world and their ground-breaking work. The programme was celebrated as a part World Intellectual Property Right day under the initiative of Institute Technology Management Unit (ITMU) of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, towards capacity building with the objectives of educating and creating awareness about IPR issues, particularly copyright and trademarks, among the scientific community. Dr. Girish Patl S., Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, initiated the session with a welcome address. Miss Rohini Dutta, Patent Attorney, S Majumdar & Co., Patent & Trademark Attorneys, Kolkata, acted as a resource person and delivered a thought-provoking and interesting address to the gathering about the various patent, design, copyright, and trademark-related concepts using the virtual platform and also interacted with the participants. The workshop was attended by a total of 31 persons, including the scientists of ICAR-NRC on Mithun and the ICAR Research Complex of NEHR, Nagaland Centre, faculties, and students of St. Joseph University, Dimapur. The meeting was coordinated by Dr. J.K. Chamuah, Senior Scientist, I/C ITMU.