As part of international Intellectual Property Day celebrations, NUST
Intellectual Property Office (NIPO), in collaboration with the US Embassy,
Islamabad, organised an awareness seminar on Intellectual Property Rights
(IPRs) at USPCAS-E, NUST Islamabad, on April 25, 2019. The theme selected by
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Switzerland, for IP Day 2019,
is “Reach for Gold: IP and Sports.” The seminar focused on the importance of
IPR, innovation promotion and role of IP in society in general and sports
industry in particular. IP experts, economic adviser from the US Embassy and
sport industrialists were invited as guest speakers.
Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Pakistan also organised an “IP
Awareness Walk” on April 20, 2019 at Eleven Star Cricket Ground, G-9 Islamabad.
IPO Pakistan invited NUST to participate in the event, which entailed a
national competition for creating the best slogan on IP. A team of 5 students
from NUST won the best slogan for IP award. They received a cash prize of PKR
10,000 each at a seminar held by IPO at Serena Hotel on April 24, 2019.
Projects related to sports from various universities were also displayed at the
seminar. 2 sports related projects displayed by NUST were highly appreciated by
IPO Pakistan officials.
April 25, 2019