Intellectual Property Current Affairs - 2019

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World Intellectual Property Day observed on 26th April 2019

The World Intellectual Property Day was observed globally on 26 April 2019 to spread awareness about important role played by intellectual property rights (IPRs) such as Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Copyrights in encouraging innovation and creativity. To celebrate this day, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) had hosted different events and activities in collaboration with Read More…

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Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti launched to boost IPR culture in indigenous defence industry

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti It was instituted by Department of Defence Production as part of the ongoing initiatives to enhance self-reliance in defence. It aimed to provide a boost to IPR Read More…

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First India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property held in New Delhi

The first ever India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property (IP) was launched in New Delhi to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation on IP policy. It was launched by US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in partnership with US-India Business Council (USIBC). It Read More…

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Government launches logo, tagline for GI

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry has unveiled tricolour logo for geographical indication (GI) certified products. The logo has tagline “Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India” printed below it. Key Facts In the open contest, winning logo was designed by Adri Chatterjee and winning tagline was coined by Akancha Read More…

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CSIR wins National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was awarded National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018 in category “Top R&D Institution/Organization for Patents and Commercialization”. The National IP Award is awarded annually by Indian Intellectual Property Office (under Ministry of Commerce and Industry) in various categories on outstanding innovators, organizations and companies in fields of Read More…

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada on IPRs

The Union Cabinet has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Canada to establish bilateral cooperation activities in field of Intellectual Property (IP). The MoU was signed in February 2018 and is intended to promote innovation, creativity and economic growth in both countries. Key Features of MoU The MoU establishes broad and flexible framework Read More…

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IPrism: CIPAM-DIPP launches IP competition for college & university students

The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), in collaboration launched ‘IPrism’ for college and university students. The one of its kind Intellectual Property (IP) Competition was launched by CIPAM-DIPP in association with ASSOCHAM and ERICSSON India. Key Facts The IPrism competition aims to foster culture of innovation Read More…

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