National Intellectual Property Awards 2018- India
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) of India is seeking applications from individuals and enterprises for the National Intellectual Property AwardsRead more.
Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions- Abraham Lincoln
On April 6, 1858, Abraham Lincoln gave his first lecture on “Discoveries and Inventions” before the Young Men’s Association ofRead more.
Understanding the Value Chain of Innovation
Innovation has become a buzzword, used extensively to convey different perspectives with social, economic and political underpinnings. This creates confusionRead more.
What are the essential elements for creating intellectual property in India?
Since the adoption of TRIPS agreement in 1994, it has been emphasized that a stronger intellectual property laws will resultRead more.
The historic amendment to the TRIPS agreement comes into force.
“WTO IP rules amended to ease poor countries’ access to affordable medicines An amendment to the agreement on intellectual propertyRead more.
Novel experiments must begin with oneself that leads to a quicker discovery of truth- M.K. Gandhi
This and other experiments enhanced my faith in such household remedies, and I now proceeded with them with more self-confidence.Read more.
2016 Special 301 Report
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has recently released the 2016 “Special 301” Report on the globalRead more.
US retains India on its Priority Watch List for 2016
China, Russia and India are among 11 countries targeted by the Obama administration for leaving American producers of music, moviesRead more.
US- ‘Special 301’ process on IPR a pressure tactic- Government of India
The Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply to the Lok Sabha on 25th April 2016 statedRead more.
IP Portal launched by Government of India – IP Panorama
The Government of India has launched an IP portal to create IPR awareness among the MSMEs, startups and academia, workingRead more.
‘Open Markets’ & Counterfeiting in India
‘Open markets’ are ubiquitous in India. The term ‘open market’ refers to non-motor & brick establishments that have mushroomed inRead more.
Computer Related Inventions – Indian IPO Guidelines and its Impact
The Indian Intellectual Property Office has issued fresh guidelines for examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) on 19th February 2016.Read more.
Indian IPR Policy- Review 2015
2015 started with the controversial ‘first draft’ of the ‘National IPR Policy’ of India. It was prepared by a governmentRead more.
Why care about Intellectual Property?
“The answer is simple. The new drivers of wealth in our society are knowledge, not hard asset, based. Generally, weRead more.
Will a stronger IPR metamorphose Indians into Inventors & Innovators?
It’s been almost one year since the song, ‘India needs a stronger IPR law and policy’ was first published afterRead more.
‘I lay no claim to originality’- M.K. Gandhi
“I have written twenty chapters on the subject of Indian Home Rule which I venture to place before the readersRead more.
Indian Patent Policy- Issues & Challenge
Indian Patent Policy- Issues & Challenge It’s been over two decades since India adopted an evolved patent system under theRead more.
Intellectual Property sans Human Rights in India
Intellectual property laws in India have been around since colonial times. However, like many other developing countries, as an importerRead more.
Controversy of IPR Think Tank & Intellectual Property policy- INDIA
The Government of India on 24th October 2014 constituted an IPR Think Tank to draft the national intellectual property rightsRead more.