Intellectual Property: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

2019 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

Published: April 26, 2019

The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 across the globe to spread awareness about the role that intellectual property rights like patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright play in encouraging innovation and creativity. It aims to increase people’s awareness and understanding of the intellectual property. The main purpose of ..

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Benny Antony conferred with National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization

Published: April 24, 2019

Dr. Benny Antony, co-founder of Kochi-based Arjuna Natural Ltd, has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization. Along with the National IP Award, the Intellectual Property Office India and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have jointly conferred the ‘WIPO Medal for ..

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Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti launched to boost IPR culture in indigenous defence industry

Published: November 28, 2018

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti It was instituted by Department of Defence Production as part of the ongoing initiatives to enhance self-reliance in defence. It aimed to provide a boost to IPR ..

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India hosts nation for conference on Global Digital Content Market (GDCM) 2018

Published: November 14, 2018

On November 14, the conference on Global Digital Content Market (GDCM) 2018 has started in New Delhi with focus on ‘Asia Pacific region’. The 2-day conference will feature sessions on music, film, broadcasting and publishing, as well as collective management, emerging models and the implications for the market and policy makers. It is being organized ..

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First India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property held in New Delhi

Published: November 1, 2018

The first ever India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property (IP) was launched in New Delhi to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation on IP policy. It was launched by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in partnership with US-India Business Council (USIBC). It ..

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