Wednesday, September 2, 2015

IPR LAWS - WORKSHOP

Mr HariKrishna Holla, Advocate, of Holla Associates invited me to participate in a workshop on Intellectual Property Rights Law on Saturday 04July2015 at LeMeridien Hotel, Bengaluru.
PARTICIPANTS
It was quite an interesting workshop. The "Intellectual Property Rights" refers to the legal rights granted with a view to protect the creation of product by using one's intelligence. It consists of Trade Marks, Patents, Copyright and Designs.
The morning session was by Sri Ramakrishnan who spoke about the Intellectual Property and said whatever one knows must give it to others. He also spoke about the Law of Copyrights and Designs. this may be Literary, Dramatic, Musical, Photographing, Films, or Sound recording. One should register with copyright office.
Mr Muralidhar, Senior Advocate and an excellent speaker and a knowledgeable person spoke about the Patent Laws, which is a licence to Law Suit and is like owning an elephant.
Criteria for Patenting are:(NUNS)
1. Novelty - should have prior publication, pateneting and public use.
2. Utility - Capable of industrially applied, Subject to NTP, and yields same results each time.
3. Not Obviousness - Involve technical advance, Economic Significance, Involves features not obvious to the person skilled.
3. Statutory subject matter - Differs from country to country, India being the most restrictive, patent regime and invention falling within the ambit of Sec.3
In the Invention disclosure, the following are necessary:
1. Title
2. Area of Invention
3. Status of prior art
4. Problems with prior art
5. The type of problems you propose and how?
6. Advantages
7. Summary of inventions
8. Explanations of drawings.

The types of infringers  are: 1) Innocent 2) Willful/intentional  3) Contributory 4) Inducing
5) Irritating
Mr HariKrishna Holla

Mr Harikrishna Holla spoke about the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 to protect consumers. The laws are designed to prevent businesses that engage in fraud or specified unfair practices.
It can be
1)  Deficiency in service of a dentist or a lawyer
2) Deficiency is service by a lawyer or an auditor
3) Contractor or service provider
4) Car service centre
5) Negligence of any insurance company
6) Medical negligence
7) Dissatisfied with service of Banker
8) Performance with electronic gadgets
9)  Affected by Transport System
10) Victim of excessive pricing..... etc etc
BUFFET LUNCH, @LE MERIDIEN
On the whole, it was a useful and productive time spent, gaining knowledge on your rights.
Thanks Mr Holla for providing nice buffet lunch and Tea at the hotel.


written Wednesday 02September2015

15 comments:

  1. Thank you very much sir. Your narration is apt.

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  2. I was also present in the workshop at the invitation of Sri Harikrishna Holla. It was well organized and meaningful with such a live interactions and enlightening. Thanks for recollections - MAHABOOB GANIYAR, Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner, Retired.

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  3. I was also present in the workshop at the invitation of Sri Harikrishna Holla. It was well organized and meaningful with such a live interactions and enlightening. Thanks for recollections - MAHABOOB GANIYAR, Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner, Retired.

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  4. I too attended the second half of the session. Though I am not so knowledgeable about the subject the lecture of mr muralidhar was very interesting. Good opportunity for the law students to enrich their knowledge .

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  5. I too attended the second half of the session. Though I am not so knowledgeable about the subject the lecture of mr muralidhar was very interesting. Good opportunity for the law students to enrich their knowledge .

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  7. I was one of the invitees who attended the Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights on 4th July 2015 at the Hotel Lemerdian. Shri Ramakrishna Prof and Shri Muralidharan Senior Advocate spoke on the Intellectual Property Rights.Shri Harikrishna Holla Senior Advocate whose brain child this Workshop,spoke on the consumer Ptotection Act,1986.The lectures were enlightening,educative and very useful.The best part was that Shri Harikrishna Holla invited his Senior, felicitated him and took his blessings.The programme was well planned and well executed.Congratulations to Shri Harikrishna Holla and his excellent team for making this workshop a grand success.From S..Padmanathan.Retd Enforcement Officer, EPFO,Bangalore.

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  8. Thank you very much sir. Your narration is apt.

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  9. It is a very nice blog & all de events of the workshop is well put into words, reading it made me Re-experience de workshop 😊

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  10. It is a very nice blog & all de events of the workshop is well put into words, reading it made me Re-experience de workshop 😊

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    1. Thank you very much Mr Holla for your comments......

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