Online Workshop | Intellectual Property Rights | Cyberspace

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The Institution Innovation Council in collaboration with the Department of Law, Brainware University was pleased to organize an online workshop entitled “Intellectual Property Rights in Cyberspace” on 12 February 2022, at 5 pm. The workshop was led by Mr. Soumajit Raha, Special Public Prosecutor, Government of West Bengal and Guest Lecturer of National University of Juridical Science.

Mr. Raha presented a very lucid demonstration involving the concept of Intellectual Property Rights with respect to Patent, Trademark, Domain name, Trade secrets and its relations with cyberspace utilizing national and international perspectives.

Mr. Raha went on to discuss in detail the different types of cyber crimes and their causes by citing various landmark decisions. He further elucidated the segments related to legislation i.e., provisions under Information Technology Act, 2000 along with some relevant combating processes.

Students from various departments of BWU raised some questions, which were admirably handled by Mr. Raha. "We had a very thought-provoking and engaging session, and we certainly look forward to more events like this!" said Dr. Kaushik Banerjee, HOD of Law, Brainware University.