News detail

03
Feb
2018

Government focuses on ease healthcare availability and eradication of piracy- Thanks to it's report on IPR:



The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, through Centre for promotion of IPR and Management(CIPAM), recently introduced two documents as an assessment of the Indian IPR regime.

Largely focused upon the National IPR policy, the report covers the policies' objectives, the mission-vision statement highlights the knowledge to be the main driver of development with the a big push by IP as a tool of advancement in science and technology, arts and culture, traditional knowledge, and bio-diversity resources. With the major focus upon integration of IP, Copyright Act, 1957 and Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act has been transferred to Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and added to this Copyright Board has also been merged with Intellectual Property Appellate Board(IPAB).

Robust engagement is carried out in the field of IPR awareness by inculcating it in the school and college syllabus, IPR enforcement toolkit for Police and Police training programs.

Pendancy has been drastically reduced and time duration for registration is also considerably decreased.

In order to boost innovation and creativity among the budding entrepreneurs, a scheme for facilitating Startups Intellectual Property Protection(SIPP) has been launched.

The major breakthrough in the area of International trademark filing came with India becoming the 90th member in the Madrid Protocol

More news

30
Jul
2018

Gillette Company LLC vs. Tig...

Psychological interpretation versus the traditional approach of phonetic and visual similarity...

30
Jul
2018

India accedes to the WIPO Co...

The Union cabinet has approved to the accession of WIPO Copyright (WCT) and WIPO Performance and...

30
Jul
2018

UK to convert EU trademarks ...

In a significant move by the UK Government, it will convert all the existing EU trademarks and d...

11
Apr
2018

Hard Hitting ---- Stringent ...

The current event tumbling up in terms of threat to the countries assets is an alarming one....

24
Feb
2018

Licensing of IP…. a smart ...

Significance of IP as a use by third party is gaining more prominence in the era of internet, in...

20
Feb
2018

Springing of Invention……...

Inventions have spearheaded development in any economy. Any inventions whether in the field of ...

15
Feb
2018

Indian IPR is attracting the...

A mega boost for India's ranking in the US chamber Intellectual Property index: A significan...

03
Feb
2018

Mergers- henceforth cannot b...

The recent budget has stopped the games played by the corporate who are into money laundering an...

26
Jan
2018

Grumpy cat wins $710,000 in ...

A feline who became an internet meme has won $710,000 in court recently. It was a battle under t...

25
Jan
2018

McDonald's joint venture com...

McDonald’s move to terminate the franchise agreement with Connaught Plaza Resturants Pvt.Ltd. ...