intellectual property rights: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
India placed on the “Priority Watch List” for Intellectual Property Protection by the US
Published: May 1, 2020
The United States of America has placed India on the “Priority Watch List” due to lack of measurable improvements in intellectual property framework. Highlights Along with India, the US has placed 10 countries including China in the list. The US has taken the step alleging that intellectual properties and their enforcements have deteriorated equitable market ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
April 26: World Intellectual Property Day
Published: April 27, 2020
Every year, the World Intellectual Property Day is marked on April 26 to encourage creativity and innovation. The day was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000. This year, the World Intellectual Property Day is being marked under the theme Theme: Innovate for Green Future Significance The day is marked to celebrate ..
Wormivet: Herbal Medication developed by NIF to treat worms
Published: April 12, 2020
The National Innovation foundation India has developed an indigenous herbal medicine called Wormivet. It is an alternative to chemical methods that are currently being used to treat worms. Highlights The Wormivet is used to treat endoparasite worms in livestock. A patent has been filed on the invention. The patent has been given in the name ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Intellectual Property Index: India ranks 40th
Published: February 6, 2020
On February 5, 2020, the Global Innovation Policy Centre (GIPC) of the US Chamber of Commerce released the International IP (Intellectual Property) Index. According the ranking, India was at position 40 of the 53 economies. Highlights: India The report released by GIPC says that India remains to be the most challenging but still promising market ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Cabinet approves Patent Prosecution Highway programme
Published: November 21, 2019
Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for adoption of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programme. It will be adopted by Indian Patent Office (IPO) under Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, India (CGPDTM), Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries with patent offices of various other interest countries or ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs