SASTRA_TBI organized a webinar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ on 28th August 2021 for the Incubatees, students and Faculties from SASTRA University. The eminent speakers of the webinar were Mr. M.S Bharath, founder of KRIA Law & Ms. Akshaya P Sachin, partner at KRIA Law. They gave a brief Introduction on IPR and explained the various related terms such as copyrights, patents, Designs, Trademarks, GI processing, with real-time examples and also explained what can be patented and what cannot be patented as per rules. At the end of the session, the webinar was further enlightened by interesting questions & answer session which gave valuable insights on various aspects of IPR.
An Interactive session on “Startup Essentials “ with the topic of “Basics during launching of startups” was presented by Industry expert Mr Hrishikesh Datar, founder and CEO of Vakilsearch. He covered various legal aspects for start-ups including Registration, Incorporation Entity, Licenses, Raising Capital, Founding & Employment Agreements, Funding, Taxation & Complaints, Intellectual Properties, Copyrights, Import & Export formalities, Legal documentation, benefits of MSME etc. More than 40 participants attended the webinar which included incubates from FIRST-TBI and faculties from SASTRA University. It was an interactive session and the speakers answered many queries raised by the participants.
A Webinar on ‘Machine Learning Trends in Engineering Applications’ was organized by SASTRA-TBI in collaboration with School of Computing on 20th July 2021, through online mode. The speakers of the webinar were Prof. Santhi and Prof. Brindha from SoC who discussed the topics of basics of Machine Learning, ML Algorithms, ML Tools and libraries with datasets, and explained how these concepts are applied in various real-time engineering research applications. Finally, they demonstrated various use-cases to enlightened the participants about the world of Machine Learning and Data Science.