A collaborative effort by the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), resulted in the conduction of a one-day workshop on “Drafting and Filing of Patent Application” on 30th March 2022 at the Engineering Wing, The University of Faisalabad. The trainer MR. Zahoor Ahmad (Director, Directorate of Quality Enhancement, University of Peshawar) elaborated Intellectual Property (IP) rights by explaining Patent writing and filing, and the difference between a patent, industrial design, trademark, copyrights.
Participants from different national-level Higher Education Institutes (FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, University of Engineering and Technology (UET)-Lahore, National Textile University (NTU) Faisalabad, GC University Faisalabad, The University of Faisalabad (TUF)) actively participated in the related activities of the workshop. Souvenir has been presented to the participants. This interactive workshop ended with question and answer session where participants discussed practical situations at length. Deputy Director (PASTIC) Mr. Hasnain and Director ORIC-TUF also briefed about their work regarding IP rights.