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2018 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 to highlight the role of intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs, and copyright, in spurring innovation and creativity. The 2018 theme is “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity”.

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National Intellectual Property Rights Policy

The Union Government has approved National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy, 2016 to promote the IP regime and to encourage innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in India. The first of its king policy in the country seeks to strengthen legislative and legal framework of IPRs, their commercialization and reinforce enforcement and adjudicatory mechanisms for IPR infringements. ..

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China Tops Patent Application List Worldwide

For the fifth consecutive year, China has topped the world’s patent application list. It has become the first country in the world to file 1 million patent applications in a single year. This was disclosed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) during the launch of its report, “World Intellectual Property Indicators“. With this China is driving ..

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Connotation of amendments in Indian Copyright Act 1947

The Govt of India brings in Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010 to update Copyright Act, 1957 with the demands of the contemporary times. In its inception the law was enacted to provide protection to the copyright of the authors and creators of original literary, dramatic, artistic and cinematographic work. However with the advent of latest electronic ..

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