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.
Biosimilars, on the other hand, are considered to be highly similar (not same) to the reference (innovator) product but has allowable differences in the composition etc. The biosimilars, however, do not have clinically significant differences in terms of safety, and potency from the reference product.
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.
On July 1, 1997, as part of the Clinton Administration’s Framework for Global Electronic Commerce,(1) the President directed the Secretary of Commerce to privatize the domain name system (DNS) in a manner that increases competition and facilitates international participation in its management.
Under Ministry of Commerce and Industry Intellectual Property Appellate Board has been constituted by a Gazette notification of the Central Government in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 15th September 2003 […]
“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;
Arreglo de La Haya relativo al depósito internacional de dibujos y modelos industriales Acta de La Haya del 28 de noviembre de 1960
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
The Hague Act (1960)
The Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs (1925)
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 […]
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.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is a groundbreaking initiative by key trading partners to strengthen the international legal framework for effectively combating global proliferation of commercial-scale counterfeiting and piracy.
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 […]
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 […]
The Supreme Court in case of R.G. Anand Vs. Delux Films and Others, has clearly held that as a violation of copyright amounts to an act of piracy it must be proved […]
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
Intellectual Property Rights Illegally Downloading Music Open Source Software Licences Passing Off Claiming Royalties Art Work Self Publishing Versus Publishing House Copyright Copyright The Basics Copyright Infringement Remedies for Copyright Infringement Who […]
Judicial Opinions, Statutes and Government Rules-Regulations are not Copyright Protected in United state of America [USA]
Wheaton vs Peter, 33 U.S, 991, 668  was the first copyright case in the United States till held good law and continuing as quoted in the recent decisions. Case Title Citation […]
The principal function of Judiciary is to provide legal remedies against infringement of personal and property rights of persons. Intellectual property is inchoate property when manifested in a legally recognizable way. Property right was, till […]
Traditional Knowledge Digital Library The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) was established in the year 2001. The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) is a collaborative project between the Council of Scientific […]