INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE    INTRODUCTION TRIPS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN INDIA .

CONCEPT   Rights given to persons over the creations of their minds OBJECTIVES -Financial objective -Economic growth .

HISTORY        History of patents does not begin with inventions. 1967) . North German Confederation (1867) Paris Convention (1883) Berne Convention (1886) United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (1893) Organization subsequently relocated to Geneva in 1960 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO. but rather with royal grants by Queen Elizabeth I (15581603) for monopoly privileges.

 . -Undisclosed information including trade secrets and test data. -Layout-designs of integrated circuits. -Geographical indications including appellations of origin. -Industrial designs.TRIPS 1st January 1995 DIMENTIONS OF IP -Copyright and related rights -Trademarks including service marks. -Patents including the protection of new varieties of plants.

FEATURES OF TRIPS    STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT DISPUTE SETTLEMENT .

COPYRIGHTS   Paris Act of 1971 of the Berne Convention Rules defined in Articles 1 to 21 along with Appendix in constitution of Berne Convention .

or any combination of signs. provided that it is visually perceptible.TRADEMARKS   Any sign. Applicable to services . must be eligible for registration as a trademark. capable of distinguishing the goods and services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings.

offering for sale. whether products or processes. . selling. subject to the normal tests of novelty. and importing for these purposes.PATENTS    Any inventions. inventiveness and industrial applicability Article 27 The exclusive rights that must be conferred by a product patent are the ones of making. using. in all fields of technology without discrimination.

layout-design (topography) .INTEGRATED CIRCUITS   Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits (IPIC) Well defined terms.Integrated circuit.

These delays define the transition from before the agreement came into force (before 1 January 1995) until it is applied in member countries -Developed countries(1 year) -Developing countries(4 years) -Least developed countries( 11 years) .IMPLEMENTATION BY MEMBERS   All members of WTO by default abide by TRIPS Agreement allows countries different periods of time to delay applying its provisions.

1999 The Copyright (Amendment) Act.May. 1999 Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Bill.IPR IN INDIA         Copyright law. 1999 The Patents (Second Amendment) Bill. 1999 The Industrial Designs Bill. 1999 The Trade Marks Bill. 1994 Member of Berne Convention on copyrights The Patents(Amendment) Act. 1999 .

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