World Intellectual Property Organization: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World Intellectual Property Day Observed on April 26th

April 26th, 2020 was observed as the World Intellectual Property Day on the theme of ‘Innovate for a Green Future’. About the Day The World Intellectual Property Day is observed on April 26th to raise awareness about the importance of patents, trademarks and copyrights and the contributions of innovators to societal development. It marks the ..

India ranked at 52nd in Global Innovation Index

India has improved its rank by five places to stand at 52nd in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 of the world’s most innovative economies and maintained its position as the top exporter of IT services. The list continues to be topped by Switzerland while Israel finds its place in the top ten for the ..

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

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 ..

India ranked 57th most innovative nation in 11th edition of Global Innovation Index

India has been ranked 57th most innovative nation among 130 countries in the 11th edition of Global Innovation Index (GII-2018), which is developed jointly by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). GII is a leading bench-marking tool for business executives, policymakers and others seeking insight into the state of innovation around ..

IP Nani mascot launched at conference on National Intellectual Property Rights Policy in New Delhi

The Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu launched the Intellectual Property (IP) mascot – IP Nani – at the conference on National Intellectual Property Rights Policy in New Delhi on May 16, 2018. An anti-piracy video featuring Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was also launched by the Minister at the event. Mascot IP Nani is a ..