RISTEKDIKTI COOPERATES WITH UDINUS LPPM TO IMPROVE HAKI
The Institute of Research and Community Service (LPPM) of Universitas Dian Nuswantoro (UDINUS) trained lecturers from various universities in Central Java to be able to make research that has the potential to obtain Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The training was organized by the Directorate of Intellectual Property Management of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia (Ristekdikti) in cooperation with LPPM UDINUS on April 25th-27th 2018, at Grand Arkenso Hotel Semarang. The speaker of the training were UDINUS’ Rector, Prof. Dr. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom, UDINUS’ Vice Rector of Research and Cooperation, Dr. Pulung Nurtantio Andono S.T, M. Kom and Director of Intellectual Property Management from Ristekdikti, Dr. Sadj, M.Sc.
Intellectual Property Rights itself is an exclusive right given to a person or a group of people for their works. It is a jurisdiction that deals with rights related to the results of human creative endeavors or commercial reputation and goodwill.
Prof. Dr. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom said that there were many problems experienced by lecturers and researchers in order to create research with copyright such as the high ideas which difficult to be realized and also the lack of the understanding about copyrighted works.
"Indonesia needs a lot of useful works. But the problem is that lecturers and researchers have a very high ideas that are too difficult to be realized. A simple problems around the community should be the idea to get a lot of intellectual property, for example E-Gamelanku that can get hundreds of intellectual property rights, "said UDINUS’ Rector, Prof. Dr. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom
Edi also said that through the training of 'The Utilization of Research Result and Community Service That Has Patent Potential ', it could help increase and improve the quality and quantity of intellectual property rights from universities in Indonesia. "So far, patents or intellectual property rights produced by universities are weak and the number is still low. We hope this activity can boost the knowledge of the researchers to improve intellectual property rights and able to produce useful works, "he said.
Meanwhile, the Head of Patent Section of Ristekdikti, Nur Masyitah Syam hoped that through the training, various copyright issues could be solved and the number of copyright in Indonesia could increase. "The number of copyright in universities can give effect to the accreditation. We want the researchers continue to increase the number of their work and have a qualified copyrighted work, "she hoped.
In addition, the head of UDINUS’ Public Relation, Agus Triyono, S. Sos, MSi mentioned that UDINUS continuously trying to improve the intellectual property owned by lecturers and also continue to create creative works that could give beneficial to the wider community. "We always help the government in improving intellectual property rights in Indonesia because the work can develop Indonesia to be better," he concluded. (* PR & Picture by: Alex Devanda)