NIPO is an umbrella initiative destined to put India on the map of intellectual superpowers. NIPO's mandate includes developing policy initiatives in the area of IP; harnessing Intellectual Property assets & knowledge to generate economic wealth; help & assist individuals & organizations in capacity building and work as a platform for development, promotion, protection, compliance & enforcement of Intellectual Property & knowledge including through interactions with other organizations in India and abroad which are active in this field.
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Call for Research Papers
Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) calls for research papers on “Identification and Valuation of IPRs in MSMEs”
• Research Excellence Award of Rs. 1,00,000/- will be given to the best Research Paper.
• Consolation prizes for all shortlisted entries.
• Paper to be published by FISME
Important Dates & Submission Procedure
1. Submission of Abstracts detailing their understanding of problem and methodology to be used and along with their bio data latest by 20th June 2012.
2. Submission of Final Research Paper by Authors of shortlisted abstracts would be called for submission of final papers for submission of final paper latest by 31st July 2012.
About Intellectual Property Intellectual property rights are legal rights, which result from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields. Read More >>
Industrial property includes patents, trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications. Read More >>
Copyright And Neighbouring Rights Copyright is a legal protection extended to the owner of the rights in an original work of creation. Copyright protects expressions and not the ideas. Read More >>
Traditional Knowledge & Biological Diversity
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) recognizes the sovereign rights of countries on their genetic resources. Read More >>
NIPO in News
Concerns raised by US multinational corporations (MNCs) over the Indian Patents Act discouraging innovation have been refuted in a study released on Monday- Click here for the full Report
According to the study carried out by T.C. James, director, National Intellectual Property Organisation (NIPO), the number of patents issued for new pharma products in India have jumped more than three-fold from 765 in 2004-05 to 2,373 in 2008-09 after the patents act was introduced in the country. The total number of patents for companies across all segments have leaped from 1,911 to a whopping 18,230 during the period. Read More >>
The Scientist, the Patent and the Mangoes - Tripling the Mango Yield in the Philippines
Source WIPO Magazine
By Elizabeth March, WIPO Magazine Editorial Team** Source: WIPO Magazine Issue No. 6/2008 dated June 2008 Read More >>