Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, or 'intellect' such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used commercially. A property generated by a person using his/ her mind and intellect is called Intellectual Property and the rights over this property given to the individual are termed as Intellectual Property Rights. It is a wide concept and includes intellectual activities in fields such as industrial, literary, scientific and artistic. Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Designs are examples of such IPRs.
Prof. D. Ravinder
Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University, Hyderabad
Prof. D. Ravinder is the Patron of the DPIIT-IPR Chair at Osmania University. He is the 25th Vice-Chancellor of the 100+ year old Osmania University. He has obtained M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees from the Osmania University. He joined the faculty of the Department of Political Science, Osmania University in 1990 and has more than thirty years of teaching, research and academic administrative experience.
Prof. G. B. Reddy
Professor of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad
Prof. G. B. Reddy is the founding Chair Professor of the DPIIR-IPR Chair at Osmania University. is a lawyer turned academician, and Professor of Law at University College of Law, Osmania University. He specialized in the area of Intellectual Property as an independent researcher, publisher and teacher. He authored 23 well received books on law including Intellectual Property Rights and Law, Copyright Law in India.