Vikrant Rana, Managing Partner of S.S. Rana & Co., recently spoke at the ‘Workshop on Patents and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for the Cement Sector’, at the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (hereinafter referred to as the ‘NCCBM’), Ballabgarh.
The technical workshop was organized with the aim of apprising NCCBM’s technical staff of the nuances and applicability of patents and IPRs in the cement sector. The said workshop was organized in collaboration with the Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC) of the Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Mr. Rana spoke on the topic titled, “Industrial Designs and Trademark Protection in India’. The talk began with a short introduction on the Importance of Intellectual Property as a tool to enhancing one’s business, after which it moved on to briefly explaining the concepts of Designs and Trademarks for the convenience of the audience. Thereafter, the session was concluded with Mr. Rana describing the role Intellectual Property can play in improving the overall efficiency of the Cement Industry with special reference being drawn from innovative equipment & brick designs filed by different entities in India.