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The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has proposed to reduce fees for various intellectual property rights like patents and designs for micro, small and medium enterprises and startups to promote innovation. Reduction in IPR Fees The fees for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and startups for filing of patent applications will be reduced to ..
Thailand has become first country in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging. Here, the health impact is huge and smoking-related illnesses are a leading cause of death. The standardized packaging includes a graphic picture of tobacco’s effects on the body and the logo-free brand name written in plain font. In 2012, Australia became the ..
All universities in India to get final subscription to access Swedish anti-plagiarism software Urkund
According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), all universities in India – public and private – will get final subscription to access the Swedish anti-plagiarism software Urkund from September 1, 2019. The Urkund software was chosen through a global tender process. As part of the exercise to prevent plagiarism in the coming years, the software ..
The United States has again placed India on its ‘Priority Watch List’, claiming lack of sufficient improvements to its Intellectual Property framework on long-standing and new challenges, which has affected American right holders over the last year. The office of the US Trade Representative identified 11 countries, including India, in its ‘Priority Watch List’. China ..
Topics: Commercial policy • Economy of the United States • Foreign relations of the United States • Foreign trade of the United States • Intellectual property law • Office of the United States Trade Representative • Patent law • Priority right • Section 301 of the Trade Act • Special 301 Report • Trademark law
The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 across the globe to spread awareness about the role that intellectual property rights like patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright play in encouraging innovation and creativity. It aims to increase people’s awareness and understanding of the intellectual property. The main purpose of ..
Topics: Copyright • Creativity • Human behavior • Intangible Assets • Intellectual Property • Intellectual property law • Intellectual property protection in consumer electronics industry • IP • Outline of intellectual property • trademark • World Intellectual Property Day