By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 04th November:- The Department of Biochemistry, PGI, has organized a symposium on “Intellectual Property Rights: Patenting in medical research” on November 4, 2016 as Chandigarh Chapter of Association of Clinical Biochemists (ACBI) of India. The Director, PGI, Dr. S. Varma was the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony and Dr. Jatinder K. Arora, Executive Director, Punjab State Council of Science and Technology was the guest of honor. The symposium was aimed to sensitize researchers for protecting their research findings and identify which of these has potential for translational aspects and patenting. The need of protection of intellectual property in our educational and research institutes was discussed at length. The participants were apprised of the process of filing patents, ecosystem of IPR in India and the various agencies which can help in this process.