Workshop on “IPR & IP Management for Startup”

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On 18th April, 2023, the Pillai Institute for Management Studies and Research’s (PIMSR) Institution’s Innovation Council, Panvel hosted the Intellectual Property Rights and IP Management for start-up workshop in hybrid mode for students. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Suneet Sabale, a renowned patent expert with over 1000 patents to his name.

The objective of the workshop was to provide participants with comprehensive overview, giving broad idea about Intellectual Property Rights and IP Management for start-up and its importance. The event was held at Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus and was attended by a total of 189 students.

The students enjoyed the workshop and were benefitted with the all-encompassing understanding of Intellectual Property Rights and its importance in IP Management for start-up. This empowered the students with the necessary awareness, knowledge and tools to protect their ideas and their business. They got to know how intellectual property rights can help their business to build a market value and that having an IPR is an asset for the company and that it can be bought, sold, licensed and exchange like any other property.

Through this workshop students learnt about the important factors to protect one’s business or product from being copied. The workshop was a success and was much appreciated by the students as they significantly benefited from this workshop.