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  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell

Brief overview of the Cell:

Tripura State Council for Science and Technology, Govt. of Tripura requested and financially supported (No.F. 5(13)/TSC (ST)/AC/pt-IV/2014-15/6065 dated 13/02/2015) for constitution of an IPR Cell in College of Fisheries, CAU, Lembucherra, Tripura as per direction of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India. Accordingly, an IPR Cell was constituted in the College of Fisheries, CAU, Lembucherra, Tripura in 2015. The IPR guidelines of ICAR are applicable for Central Agricultural University (page no.1 of ICAR guidelines for Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer/Commercialization). At present the function of the existing Cell is to provide guidance, support to the researchers, innovators and creators in the College of Fisheries and facilitate protection and development of Intellectual Property. In pursuing these objectives the IPR Cell shall create awareness of the importance /the role of IP Rights, implement the IP Policy, provide guidance and help in seeking legal recognition of IP Rights, solicit feedback regarding the progress in the field and generate resources for protection and creation of IP and make available expert inputs.

The detailed ICAR Guidelines for Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer/Commercialization :

Since inception, the IPR cell has successfully conducted three workshops in 2015, 2016 and in 2019 by inviting reputed resource persons from India at College of Fisheries with the financial support of Tripura State Council for Science and Technology, Govt. of Tripura. During those workshops, the role of IPR in present context and the importance of patent, copy right, geographical indicators, trademark with various examples were delivered with examples to the students/researchers/faculty members. Various legal issues and procedures to file the patent in various fields particularly in fisheries and biological sciences also discussed during those interactive sessions. The message was to create awareness on IPR and its related issues among researchers. Three leaflets were released on IPR during those workshops.


Whom to contact:

Dr. Prasenjit Pal
In-Charge IPR Cell
Email : prasenjit.ess.cof@cau.ac.in
Mobile : 8730855108