With the advent of new scientific inventions and innovation Global competition High innovation risks High investments in research and development (R&D).  Management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) has a great significance in the present day due to:     Explosive technological growth and developments.INTRODUCTION  Management of IPR involves innovation and IPR capability development with the creation and implementation of organisational IPR Policies through targeted IPR mind rooms within the organisation. production and marketing .

one right lapses while another continues. Rights not necessary mutually exclusive. Law deters others from copying or taking unfair advantage of the work or reputation of the other and provides remedies should that happen    . two or more of the rights can co-exists in relation to a certain “work” Co-existence of rights do give rise to progressive protection.WHAT IS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT  Rights give rise to monopolies or prevent the unfair use by others.

VARIOUS IPR INVOLVED Patents Copyrights Trademarks Trade Secret Geographical indications .

or selling the invention for a period up to 20 years. Granted in respect of a new invention capable of industrial application and gives its owner the right to exclude others from making. the person or legal entity must make a full disclosure of the invention. . using.PATENT • • Right granted by the government to a person or to a legal entity. • In return for the rights granted.

Novelty . Process.Machine.distinct and new variety of asexually reproduced plant.Ornamental design Plant Patent .PATENT  Types of Patent    Utility Patents . Composition of matter Design Patent .New Unobviousness – to those ordinary skill in the arts Usefulness – function wise  Patentability    .

Some “permitted acts” of copying – for research. criticism or review • . dramatic. Only protect the form of expression not the idea. and broadcasts. films. • • • Copyright does not create a monopoly – others free to create similar or even identical works as long as they do so independently and by their own efforts. musical and artistic works as well as sound recordings. private study. The author is the person who creates it and he (or his employer) is normally the first owner of the copyright.COPYRIGHT • Right which subsists in various “works”. which last until 50* years after the death of the author. such as literacy.

Registered in respect of certain classes of goods or services. goodwill and reputation. trade mark lasts as long as the owner continues to renew the registration.    . such as Apple computer. value for money or origin of goods or services. Trade mark not used for five or more years can be revoked.TRADE MARKS  These are the Identification marks that distinguishes one product or service from another. Associate with business image. Once registered. Microsoft   Public rely on these marks to indicate quality.

Apparatus.TRADE SECRETS  Information protected under secrecy. Research data . Machinery. etc  Process flow. Business Strategy.  Formula (eg Cola Cola formula)  Design. Customer Contacts  Device.

nagpur orange Animals – Ganjam goat. reputation or essential characteristics of the good is essentially attributable to its geographical origin.GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS GI are indications which identifies a good as originating in the teritory when a given quality. chilika Buffalo . Nellore orange. ExampleRice-Basmati.

IPR MANAGEMENT Management of IP require a customized Internal System Plan based on the following framework.     Planning / Requirement Analysis Organising Execution and Coordination of activities Controlling IP .

 A database is created based the facts and events happening in the process of creation and management of IPR.  . up-to-date. and valid information but also helps in taking accurate and prompt decisions. becomes information. Regular updating of IPR-IS (Intellectual Property Rights Information System) will ensure not only accurate.CONTD. when further processed.  Such created database.

PLANNING / REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS It requires patience. and IP Legislation. foresight. and Analysis • Developing Strategic framework for IP creation & Management • Cost-benefit Analysis • Schedule of above activities . Ultimately the result must be in tune with an innovation with likely demand. and sound ground work. • Planning for intellectual property • Planning or up-gradation of IP Infrastructure • Defining internal policies • Thorough knowledge of National IP policy. • Patent Search.

• Technology options. . and Artificial Intelligence. Expert System. and Audit • Organising of Information Systems such as Decision Support System. Strategic options • Technical Assistance Team or Tie-ups with Expert group. Project Management.ORGANISING • IP Committees for Research.

EXECUTION AND COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES • Research • Formulation • Testing and Pre-Implementations • Implementation • Audit Trail .

.CONTROLLING IP • Maintenance of IP • Protection of IP • Development of IP • Audit The goal of an IP audit is to identify all the IP rights owned or used by a corporation and consider appropriate ways to protect it from any form of infringement.

From the intuitional point of view. inventors.CONCLUSION  It is a challenge to design and operate institutional innovation processes that would preserve intellectual excellence and at the same time amicably fit into a disciplined formal IPR management system. the major challenge is to develop and train techno legal manpower to manage critical issues in management of IPR.   . which can support entrepreneurs. and creators in not only creating the innovation but also protecting what they create and in making appropriate wealth out of what they create. There is a need for awareness creation and awareness promotion.

 Government must think of setting-up required number of advisory body/council in order to render services regarding IPR information. require more sophisticated technologies to be competitive in today’s global economy. and further development Developing countries. protection. Increased intellectual property protection would boost bilateral trade and investment   . particularly India.

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