an_overview_of_intellectual_property - An Overview of Intellectual Property Rights T.C James Director National Intellectual Property Organisation E-mail

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An Overview of Intellectual Property Rights T.C. James Director National Intellectual Property Organisation E-mail: [email protected]
Objective and Plan of Presentation Objective To give a general introduction to the concept of Intellectual Property Rights and Their Role in Technology Transfer Plan of Presentation Rationale of Protection Different kinds of IPRs IPRs and Licensing/Technology Agreements 2 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
INTRODUCTION 3 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
Kinds of Property Movable Property Car, Pen, Furniture, Dress Immovable Property Land, Building Intellectual Property Literary works, inventions 4 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
Nature of Intellectual Property Creation of human mind (Intellect) Intangible property Exclusive rights given by statutes Attended with limitations and exceptions Time-bound Territorial 5 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
Definition of Intellectual Property Intellectual Property shall include the rights relating to literary, artistic and scientific works, performances of performing artists, phonograms, and broadcasts, inventions in all fields of human endeavour scientific discoveries Industrial designs trademarks, service marks and commercial names and designations protection against unfair competition and all other rights resulting from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary or artistic fields.” (WIPO Convention) 6 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
International Treaties Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property 1883 Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works 1886 International Union for New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) 1961, 1972, 1978 and 1991 Convention on Biodiversity, 1992 Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights 1994 Internet Treaties 1996 7 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
Basic Principle Contract between creator and sovereign state Protection for revelation Balance between rights of creator and public interest Rights and limitations and exceptions 8 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
Major Intellectual Properties Copyright and Related Rights Industrial Property Patents Industrial Designs Trade Marks Geographical Indications Layout Designs/Topographies Integrated Circuits Trade Secrets Protection of New Plant Varieties 9 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
IP Laws of India Act Ministry/Department The Copyright Act, 1957 Higher Education The Patents Act, 1970 Industrial Policy & Promotion The Designs Act, 2000 Industrial Policy & Promotion The Trade Marks Act, 1999 Industrial Policy & Promotion The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 Industrial Policy & Promotion The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout- Design Act, 2000 Information Technology The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 Agriculture and Cooperation 10 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11
COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS 11 CUTS Training Programme 14 Jul 11

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