Intellectual property (IP) Current Affairs, GK & News

World Intellectual Property Indicators 2022

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) recently released the World Intellectual Property Indicators 2022. What is the World Intellectual Property Indicators? The World Intellectual Property Indicators (WIPI) is an authoritative report that provides an overview of activities in areas of patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, microorganisms, plant variety protection, geographical indications and creative economy. ..

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National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) -Key Facts

The National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) was launched on December 8, 2021 by Ministry of Commerce & Industry in association with Intellectual Property Office and Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM). Under this programme, awareness and training are provided on Intellectual Property (IP). This scheme has met its goal of ..

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Intellectual Property Waiver for COVID Vaccines

India and South Africa proposed for IP waiver at the World Trade Organisation in 2020. This has now been backed by the United States. The US will further negotiate at the World Trade Organisation to waive Intellectual property for COVID-19 vaccines. This will help in large scale production of COVID-19 vaccines in middle income countries. ..

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Special 301 Report: US puts India on Priority Watch list

The United States Trade Representative recently released the Special Report 301. According to the report, India has been put on the “Priority Watch List” along with eight other countries. Another twenty-three countries were also put on “Watch List”. About 301 Report The report is released annually by the United States Trade Representative. It is published ..

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International Intellectual Property Index- Highlights

Annual edition of ‘International Intellectual Property (IP)’ was released on March 23, 2021. India was ranked 40 among 53 global economies in the ninth IP index. International Intellectual Property Index The Index is released annually by ‘US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Centre (GIPC)’.  It evaluates Intellectual Property rights across 53 global economies on ..

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