J.K.K Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumaraplayam has been selected for establishing Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) as per the norms and directives of Innovation Cell, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Innovation Council (IIC) of J.K.K Nattraja College of Pharmacy had organized Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for Students and Faculty Members on 7th January 2019. Prof. Dr.K.Gowthamarajan, M.Pharm, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutics, J.S.S.College of Pharmacy, Ooty has invited as a resource person to deliver a talk on “Intellectual property rights: An overview”. Workshop organized with an aim to facilitate knowledge sharing and raising IPR awareness among the students on the current status and future prospects of Intellectual Property Rights. The program had various interactive sessions on Patents & Information Technology Based Intellectual Property Rights, Industrial Design and Biotechnology Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Plant Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property Rights. The technical presentations analyzed in detail about the different IPR rights including Patent, Design, Trademark, Copyright, and Plant Varieties Act. Apart from the technical presentations, there were hands-on sessions on Patent & Trademark searches and live demonstration of the e-filing system in India for Patent filings. Dr. R. Sambathkumar, Principal, J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy, welcomed the resource persons and Prof. Dr.P. Senthil Kumar introduced the resource person. The participants at the workshop comprised graduation students, research scholars, faculties from the JKKN institutions.