IIT Delhi files 20% more intellectual property rights in 2019
IIT Delhi has filed 150 IPs in 2019 - a 20% increase over 2018 figures. Also, compared to last year, we have seen a four-fold increase in revenue from our IP licensing activities. We have also initiated programs to foster increased student and faculty participation in deep technology start-ups that are backed by strong IP,” Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said.
India trying to set up IPR office on US model
Responding during Question Hour, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has brought...
DPIIT launches website, mobile app for IPR
The modules of this e-learning platform will aid and enable youth, innovators, entrepreneurs and s...
Govt proposes to reduce IPR fees for MSMEs and startups
An individual, group or industry has to pay fees at different levels of intellectual property rights (IPR) application fillings.
Govt floats draft guidelines for implementation of IPR policy in academic institutions
These guidelines are floated with an objective to foster innovation and creativity.
How trademarks can work as assets for MSMEs
Trademark serves as defence mechanism to protect an MSME’s brand from loss of reputation, retaining a good trustworthy relationship with your existing and potential customers.
Strengthening ease of innovation is of paramount importance: Ramesh Abhishek, DPIIT
The government is giving a big push to IPR education by including it in school curricula, and so far over 4 lakh students have been covered under this initiative, he said.
Stringent laws, collaborative enforcement vital to safeguard IPR: Former CJI Dipak Misra
"In present times, the statutory regime is in force and its in consonance with the framework of progressive countries," said Dipak Misra.
IPR & trademark violation: HUL steps up legal action to curb counterfeit menace
Hindustan Unilever has averaged filing about two cases of violations of its IPR and trademark weekly in FY19.
Why MSMEs should treat Intellectual Property Rights as assets
MSMEs should look at IPRs as legal monopolies- investments which will allow them to be ahead of their competition as IPRs, being negative rights, outrightly stop others from practising.
Truth Trumps American claims on India’s protectionism
There is much accounting sleight of hand in this view of trade.
IPR policy reduces pendency of intellectual property applications: DIPP Secy
Citing an example, he said, India has granted patent in just 113 days from the date of filing of the request for examination.
Govt proposes to invest Rs 1,227 cr through EDF to push IPR in electronics
Electronics Development Fund (EDF) is set up as a "Fund of Funds" to participate in professionally managed "daughter funds".
IPR of Lanco Infratech awaits tribunal decision
Lanco said the earlier plan received less than 75% of votes from the creditors and as the CIRP period expires tomorrow, the IPR sought the tribunal direction on the issue.
Ericsson says ready to take legal steps to protect its IPR
We try to resolve this by negotiation. That is our preferred way, but we are always ready to enforce our rights on matters necessary,” Gustav Brismark, head of IPR and licensing at Ericsson, told.
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