Intellectual Property

GST and Taxation of Intangibles

One of the major taxation problems in India is the taxation on intangible products and services. These include Intellectual property (IP) such as patents, copyrights and trade secrets and software, software services such as SAAS. This problem is global and not specific to India. In most VAT/GST countries, the characterization of intangibles is full of […]


India-United States Partnership on Health

There is a special importance of health sector in India United States relations and it ranges from partnering on R&D of vaccines to implementation of disease detection centres. This article presents an overview of India-US partnership in health and pharma sector. Overview of Various Initiatives On global level, both the countries have partnered to increase […]

National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016

In the second week of May 2016, the Union Cabinet has approved a new National Intellectual Rights Policy to outline the future roadmap for IPR in India. Vision Statement This policy has been released with a vision statement that envisages an India where – creativity and innovation are stimulated by IP for benefit of all; […]