Guest Leture by Dr. Jayashree Watal
Guest Lecture Title: International Trade and IPR
Date of Conduct: 24th January, 2020
Duration: 1.5 hours
Speaker’s Name & Designation: Dr. Jayashree Watal
Organization he/she represents: Honorary Professor at National Law University, Delhi
HOD/Concerned Faculty Head: Dr. Sandip Solanki
Batch: Batch 2019-21
No of students present: 120+
Short Synopsis of the Workshop:
On 24th January, the students of MBA International Business 2019-2021 batch witnessed an intriguing guest lecture convened by Dr. Jayashree Watal, Honarary Professor at National Law University, Delhi. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law and is teaching a course on International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights and Public Health since 2009. She has been a counsellor for the WTO for over 18 years. In her speech, Dr. Jayashree Watal spoke about ‘International Trade and Intellectual Property Rights related issues.
In her speech, she proceeded to talk about the importance of understanding international and national trade issues and how it will help us in the corporate lift. She mentioned how trade rules and domestic policies can have a bearing on every sector of the economy. She enlightened the crowd on various topics like how the trade rules are set, how trade negotiations are made, future of trade agreements etc. She went on to discuss how to protect IPRs in a joint development project. She also gave the students insights on the effect of Intellectual Property Rights on international trade.
Dr. Jayashree Watal gave us useful tips on how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset through his unique life experiences.
Any 2 students’ feedback:
- ‘Overall the session was quite interactive and addressed the significance of understanding national and international trade laws.’, Aju Thomas, MBA, International Business, Batch 2019-2021.
- ‘I learnt a lot about things I hadn’t heard of before. It was a very enriching session by Dr. Jayashree Watal and I feel privileged to have had the opportunity of being part of this session.’ – Shivangi Sharma, MBA, Agri Business, Batch 2019-2021.
Overall Feedback: It was a very enlightening and lively session which gave the students insight on national and international trade laws and IPR issues