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India Design Council launches initiatives to promote Design Education and Standards

India Design Council (IDC) launched two initiatives, called Design Education Quality Mark (DEQM) and Chartered Designs of India (CDI), with the objective to support and set standards for design profession. The initiatives will harmonise the different education systems whilst taking into account their great diversity. About Design Education Quality Mark (DEQM) It will benchmark design ..

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GI Tag for Odisha Rasogola

The Registrar of Geographical Indication has granted the Odisha rasagola a geographical indication tag. The registration was given to the ?Odisha Rasagola? as per the Section 16(I) and the authorized Section 17(3)(c) of Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act 1999. The Odisha rasogola has been granted a GI number of 612 which has ..

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2019 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

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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Cabinet Approves Proposal to Align with Global Trademark System

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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Govt releases draft e-commerce policy

The government has released the draft e-commerce policy. The policy focuses on six broad issues of the e-commerce sector, which includes data, infrastructure development, e-commerce marketplaces, regulatory issues, stimulating domestic digital economy and export promotion through e-commerce. Features of the Policy The important features of the policy are: Every e-commerce company will have to construct ..

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