Sri Lanka’s traditional medicines to be protected under int’l intellectual property system – Xinhua | English.news.cn
Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system, local media reported Saturday.
Balanced Achieved In Future Work For WIPO Patent Law Committee, Delegates Say – Intellectual Property Watch
The last World Intellectual Property Organization committee before the summer break ended on a happy note this week. After some time spent tweaking the future work of the WIPO committee on the law of patents, delegates appeared satisfied with the balance achieved.
In an unprecedented move, the Indian cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved India’s accession to the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (collectively known as the WIPO Internet Treaties). The WIPO Internet Treaties lay down an international framework for preventing the unauthorised access to and use of creative works on the internet and other digital networks.
Stating that India could occupy a prominent place in patenting, a senior official of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on Thursday said it would soon open a TISC in Jaipur to train people on accessing the patent database.
People have long known that not every Thanjavur painting that glitters is gold. There was, however, no way to find out if the gold foil and gemstones used in these traditional crafts were authentic or fake – not without ruining the painting. Now there is: Raman spectroscopy.
Nagpur: Bearing in mind the growing need for professionals adept in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, has collaborated with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), Nagpur and Maharashtra National Law University (MNLU), Nagpur to organize a two-week ‘WIPO-India Summer School’ in city.
Experts from World Intellectual Property Organization-Geneva will take part in an advanced training and workshop on patent search here at Sunrise Incubation Hub on July 5 and 6. WIPO experts will be the resource persons.
Proposed tweak of ‘patents treaty’ may affect sovereign rights of small countries
A new PCT Proposal seeks to amend the PCT Regulations so as to provide Member States to enter into a voluntary or opt-in arrangement that would allow such Member state to ‘outsource’ it’s patenting mechanism to another country/ regional treaty office even if it is not a member of such regional treaty.
Countries Discuss Prospect Of Plurilateral Agreement On Genetic Resources Protection – Intellectual Property Watch
Faced with a longstanding lack of progress at the World Trade Organization and the World Intellectual Property Organization on the protection of genetic resources and traditional knowledge, some developing countries are examining the possibility of moving outside the multilateral system toward a plurilateral agreement with like-minded countries.
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GENEVA, June 5 (Xinhua) — With the Chinese economy transitioning to a knowledge-based one, China’s intellectual property (IP) system has seen tremendous development, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) experts said.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is no longer the only game in town when it comes to international copyright negotiations. Today, trade negotiations such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are also used to haggle over copyright rules. But the advantage of…