intellectual property rights: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

US withdraws India’s GSP benefits

Published: June 3, 2019

The United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the GSP (Generalized System of Preference) trade program w.e.f. 5 June 2019. Key Highlights The US has withdrawn preferential tariffs to Indian exports. The step was taken on determining that India has not committed to provide “equitable ..

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Cabinet Approves Proposal to Align with Global Trademark System

Published: March 14, 2019

The Cabinet has approved the proposal to harmonise the classification systems for examination of trademark and design applications, in line with the systems, followed globally. As a step forward in this direction the cabinet gas approved India’s accession for the following agreements: Nice Agreement on the International classification of goods and services for the purposes ..

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GI Website & Tutorial Video on IPR Launched

Published: March 10, 2019

Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Suresh Prabhu has launched the tutorial video on Intellectual Property Rights and the GI website. Tutorial Video on IPR The tutorial video has been produced by the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in collaboration with Qualcomm. This tutorial video ..

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International IP Index 2019: Key Facts about India

Published: February 8, 2019

The International IP Index 2019 released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) makes the following observations related to India: India experienced its second consecutive year of growth in the IP global ranking, jumping eight places from 44th to 36th. The jump in the ranking is attributed to the recognition of ..

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Government launches website of CIPAM

Published: October 25, 2017

The official website of Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) was launched in New Delhi Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu. The interactive website will provide regular updates on all upcoming events of CIPAM including awareness and sensitization programs and also provide information related to Intellectual ..

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