Tag: Intellectual Property

भारत, डेनमार्क ने बौद्धिक संपदा सहयोग संबंधी समझौता पत्र पर हस्ताक्षर किए

वाणिज्य एवं उद्योग मंत्रालय के उद्योग एवं आंतरिक व्यापार संवर्द्धन विभाग (डीपीआईआईटी) ने आज डेनमार्क के उद्योग, व्यापार एवं वित्तीय मामलों के मंत्रालय के डैनिश पेटेंट एवं ट्रेडमार्क कार्यालय के साथ बौद्धिक संपदा सहयोग के संबंध में एक समझौता पत्र (एमओयू) पर हस्ताक्षर किए। इस मौके पर डीपीआईआईटी के सचिव डॉ. गुरूप्रसाद महापात्र और डेनमार्क के राजदूत श्री फ्रैडी स्वेन ने इस समझौता पत्र पर औपचारिक तौर पर हस्ताक्षर किए।


The Patents Act, 1970 was amended in 1999, 2002 and finally in 2005 to provide for product patents in chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food and agro-chemicals and bring in other necessary amendments in line with Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Patents Rules have been commensurately amended, initially as Patent Rules, 2003, which were further amended in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019. India became signatory to Patent
Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1998. Consequently, patent filing in India, including National Phase
applications under PCT, has increased exponentially. Indian Patent Office is a major PCT filing
country and also functions as ISA/IPEA under PCT.

Legal protection of databases: EU Law 1996

This Directive concerns the legal protection of databases in any form. For the purposes of this Directive, ‘database’ shall mean a collection of independent works, data or other materials arranged in a systematic or methodical way and individually accessible by electronic or other means.

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty – Geneva (1996)

“broadcasting” means the transmission by wireless means for public reception of sounds or of images and sounds or of the representations thereof; such transmission by satellite is also “broadcasting”; transmission of encrypted signals is “broadcasting” where the means for decrypting are provided to the public by the broadcasting organisation or with its consent;

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Intellectual Property

The PCT is an international treaty with more than 153 Contracting States. The PCT procedure includes: Filing -International Search-International Preliminary Examination (optional) –National Phase The Contracting States, Desiring to make a contribution to […]

Patent Law Treaty 2000

Intellectual Property

The provisions of this Treaty and the Regulations shall apply to national and regional patents for invention, and to national and regional patents of addition, which have been granted with effect for a Contracting Party.

Passing Off

The High Court of Justice – Chancery Division, England, in Benchairs Ltd. Vs. Chair Centre Ltd.[1974 R.P.C. (14) 429 ], has given the essence of passing off and the same reads as […]

Musical work

Copyright Act, 1957 – Section 2 Section 2(p) reads as follows: musical work” means a work consisting of music and includes any graphical notation of such work but does not include any […]

India’s innovation profile

India has high scores in all 7 GII
areas – Institutions, Human Capital
and Research, Infrastructure,
Market Sophistication, Business
Sophistication, Knowledge and
Technology Outputs, and Creative
Outputs, in which it scores above
the average of the lower-middleincome