UA Holds Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights

University of the Assumption (UA) Research and Planning Office (RPO) organized a seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for teaching and non-teaching personnel on April 18, 2018.

The activity was held to promulgate knowledge on the various aspects of intellectual property rights in academic research and to encourage educators to collaborate in future R&D (Research and Development) projects.

Mr. Buenaventura D. Marcelino Jr. of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL) talked about trademark, copyright, patent, technology transfer and commercialization.

“This seminar is part of the initiatives to update our technical knowledgeand legal insight on protecting creative works or innovations developed in the academe,” said Mrs. Maria Cristina D. Basilio, UA-RPO Researcher for Technology Transfer.

Dr. Mediatriz D. Martin, Vice-President for Academic Affairs; and Mr. Arnel T. Sicat, Director for Research and Planning also graced the event.

The seminar was spearheaded by Mrs. Basilio; Mr. Emmanuel M. Bagtas, Researcher for Academics; and Mr. Joel Q. Calaguas, Researcher for Institutional Planning and Evaluation.

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