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Cell for IPR Promotion and Management


A professional body under the aegis of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) which ensures focused action on issues related to IPRs and addresses the 7 identified objectives of the policy. CIPAM assists in simplifying and streamlining of IP processes, apart from undertaking steps for furthering IPR awareness, commercialization and enforcement.

To Undertake

Simplifying and streamlining of IP processes by formulating and implementing a focused strategy for each policy objective
Coordination with State level agencies and Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India, industry bodies as well as international agencies; IP cells to be set up
IPR awareness campaign across the country in schools,colleges/universities and the industry
Training and sensitization porgrammes for enforcement agencies and Judiciary; coordination for effective enforcement of IPR rights.
Study and facilitate implementation of best practices for promotion and commercialization of IP within the country

Initiatives Being Taken

CIPAM in partnership with industry associations has conducted IPR awareness programmes in various states. These programs received a very positive feedback from business owners, students, academicians, etc. The IPR Awareness Campaign is being conducted in schools, universities and industries across India.
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CIPAM in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) launched an “IPR Enforcement Toolkit” for the police.

This Toolkit aids police officials in dealing with IP crimes, in particular counterfeiting and piracy, which are a huge menace to the IP owners not only in India, but globally.

Programs for training of police officials on IP Enforcement have been undertaken by CIPAM in association with IP experts from law rms and the industry across India.

Judiciary plays a crucial role in strengthening the IP ecosystem and resolving the prevalent conflicts.

In line with the objectives of the NIPR Policy, DIPP sensitizes the participating judgeson government policies vis-à-vis IPRs at training programs planned in conjunction with National Judicial Academy and various State Judicial Academies.


India’s ranking on Global Innovation Index (GII) shot up from 81 in 2015 to 60 in 2017

GII ranks countries on an annual basis for their contribution towards successful innovations based on their capacity. Published by Cornell University, INSEAD and WIPO in partnership with other organizations and institutions, it is based on both objective and subjective data derived from several sources such as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Bank and World Economic Forum (WEF). The GII report has been published each year since 2007, becoming a leading benchmark tool for policy makers and business executives who seek insight into the state of innovation around the world, as a tool to measure progress. GII marks indicators for ranking world economies, their innovation capabilities and subsequent results. It provides a broader horizon by marking indicators going beyond the traditional measures such as levels of research and development.

Recognizing India’s potential to reach great heights in innovation and creativity, a Task Force on Innovation was set up on the directions of Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, the Commerce & Industry Minister, Government of India. The Task Force on Innovation had the mandate of assessing India’s position as an innovative country, and suggest measures to enhance the innovation ecosystem in India and thus improve India’s ranking in the GII. The Team, comprising of Government officials and experts from private organisations & academia, has compiled this Report to assist India in this journey

Creative India, Innovative India!

The Team

We are a team of young and passionate individuals from business, engineering and legal backgrounds, working towards the common objective of a Creative and Innovative India! The team is led by the Joint Secretary and Deputy Secretary (in charge of IPRs), Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP).
Last Updated/Reviewed on Sep 20, 2018 @ 1:28 pm
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