The P.G. Department of Chemistry of St. Thomas College organized a Webinar on Patent Filing. The Guest Speaker of the Webinar was Dr. Santosh Kumar Sar (Prof and Head, Department of Applied Chemistry, BIT, Durg.) Chief Patron H.G. Joseph Mar. Dionysius (Manager, Bishop), Patron Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese (Administrator)Dr. M.G. Roymon (Principal) , Dr. James Mathew, Head, Department of Chemistry(Convener), Dr.Chanda Verma, Additional Head, Department of Chemistry ( Organising Secretary) were present in the Webinar.
Dr. James Mathew (Convener) in his welcome address briefed the Members about the Patent filing in India. Dr. Chanda Verma (Co-convener) focused on the topic of the webinar, she also emphasised the students at home and outside to take full benefit out of this and come out with their interesting inventions. Dr. Santosh Sar the guest speaker first explained the meaningof patent, he came out with the copyrights of the inventions and at the same time he discussed the intellectual property act and knowledge about the patent filing of the product and creations of the mind and the need of it in the field of protection.Sir has discussed about the patent and also the operative system of it inIndia. Furtherwith the easy references of toys and Chocolates he clarified the way how to obtainthe patent .He finally requested the students and member to implement with new inventions and make this science field fertile with proper patent granting.At the outset, Patron Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese (Administrator)Dr. M.G. Roymon (Principal) mentioned their heartfelt thanks to the speaker and also appreciated the department for organising talk on such innovative topic. At the conclusion of the webinar, there was a healthy interactive session between the speaker and the participants which came out to fruitful results. The webinar was conducted by Miss Neha Verma (Asst. Prof, Dept of Chemistry) and the vote of thanks was given by Ms.Poonam Krishna Dutta(Asst. Prof, Dept of Chemistry).