Creating awareness about IPRs can help in tackling piracy since limited knowledge about its social and economic impacts leads to circulation and consumption of pirated content. With this objective, CIPAM joined hands with the Film & Television Producers Guild of India and Viacom18 and launched a campaign against piracy through a series of videos and [...]
Piracy and copyright violations are sources of terror financing and money laundering, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said while announcing a special course in all police training colleges on intellectual property rights (IPRs).
The Policy A comprehensive National IPR policy has been approved that will not only stimulate innovation and creativity across sectors, but also provide a clear vision regarding IPR issues. The Policy document is available on the website of the DIPP http://dipp.nic.in. Vision Statement An India where creativity and innovation are stimulated by Intellectual Property for [...]
Basics Traditional knowledge (TK) is integral to the identity of most local communities. Traditional Knowledge is a key constituent of a community’s social and physical environment and, as such, its preservation is of paramount importance Objectives To protect the ancient and Traditional Knowledge of the country from exploitation through bio-piracy and unethical patents. In India, [...]
Basics Copyright is an exclusive legal right granted to the creators of intellectual work. Copyright protects “original works of authorship” that are fixed in “a tangible form of expression.” Copyright owner has rights to reproduce, translate, adapt, perform, distribute and publicly display the work, etc. Registration is not mandatory since copyright comes into existence as [...]
Introduction In order to take forward the National IPR Policy and to enhance creativity, innovation, competitiveness and economic growth in India, it is imperative to harness IP. With phenomenal growth of the Indian Economy it is vital that IPRs are generated in India and then legally protected and exploited. Inadequate knowledge about the rights of [...]
Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights One of the main objectives of the National IPR Policy is "Enforcement and Adjudication of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)". Policy emphasizes on the need of capacity building of the enforcement agencies at various levels, including the strengthening of IPR cells in State police forces. Policy, while advocating adjudication of IP [...]
The logo of the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) was launched today in the august presence of the Honorable Minister of Commerce & Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, at Udyog Bhawan, DIPP. Read More The logo of the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) was launched today in the august presence of the [...]