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India-Mexico holds 8th Joint Commission Meeting

India and Mexico recently held the eighth Joint Commission Meeting. The countries appreciated the recent progress in the bilateral trade between them. Key Highlights The bilateral cooperation includes areas such as trade, agriculture, investment, health and education. The meeting was presided by the foreign ministers of the countries. They agreed to add new momentum to ..

What is KAPILA Campaign?

The Union Education Minister Ramesh pokhriyal nishank recently launched KAPILA campaign.  It is Kalam Programme for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness campaign. The campaign was launched to celebrate the 89 birth anniversary of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. His birth anniversary is celebrated as World Students Day all over the world. About the campaign ..

India-Denmark sign Memorandum of Understanding on Intellectual Property Cooperation

On September 26, 2020, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs signed Memorandum of Understanding on Intellectual Property Cooperation. Highlights The countries signed the agreement on the following To exchange experiences, best practices and knowledge of IP awareness among businesses, public, research and educational ..

Patent Law in India

Patents refer to enforceable exclusive rights granted to the inventor in exchange for his/her making their invention public.  In India, an invention pertaining to a new product/process, involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application can be patented. Patents are a form of intellectual property.  An inventor can also appoint an assignee who acts ..

India’s Ranking in GIPC Index 2015

GIPC Index-(Global Intellectual Property Centre) Index 2015- Unlimited Potential has ranked India second last among 30 world economies which make up for 80% of world’s GDP. The Index is based on 30 indicators, which can effectively measure the IP-health of an economy and help policy-makers to gauge the same. The GIPC Index-2015 It has drawn ..