This is the success story of our alumni, Andrea Pearl Viegas. Andrea is a science background student and after her senior secondary and intermediate she decided to get into M.Tech Integrated with Biotechnology (69%) from Dr DY Patil University School of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, (CBD Belapur), Autonomous. She got placed at a Healthcare firm: QuintilesIMS in Mumbai.
She got herself enrolled in Job oriented patent analyst training (JOPAT) program of IIPTA.
In this 3-months JOPAT program of IIPTA, she learned about laws associated with trademarks, copyrights, and patents in India and the U.S. and how they are helpful in the IPR industry. Also, he learned about patent searching in databases. Indian Patent Office (IPO), United States Patents and Trademarks (USPTO), European Patent Office (EPO), Google Patents and World Intellectual property Organization (WIPO). She also mentioned how live classes helped her grasp the knowledge of IPR. She expressed how the JOPAT program IIPTA enabled her to learn practical knowledge in the domain of IPR and also in personality development.
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) means all copyright, design rights, trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, utility models, patents and any other intellectual property rights of a similar nature (whether or not registered).
Andrea gives most of the credit for her success to her parents and the IIPTA team who always remained very supportive.