“APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT AS LEGAL ASSISTANTS IN COPYRIGHT OFFICE ON CONTRACT BASIS- 2017”
Copyright office has invited applications for appointment of Legal Assistants on contract basis. For... Read more >>

New Trade Mark Rules
Government of India has notified new Trade Mark Rules. The same can be accessed at http://www.ipindi... Read more >>

Happy New Year
Dear Patrons ansd colleagues, Wonder It Is That you and I are batting still there When many h... Read more >>

President NIPO comments on trademark dispute
No, You Can’t Box that Name, says Flintobox Legal Notice to Amazon Accuses co of using brand as a k... Read more >>

Global Patent Applications Rose to 2.9 Million in 2015 on Strong Growth From China; Demand Also Increased for Other Intellectual Property Rights
As per WIPO Press Release dated 23 November 2016, Innovators in China powered global patent applicat... Read more >>

Vacancy
The Max Planck Society of Germany is looking for a New Delhi based Office Manager. The deadline for... Read more >>

Data mining for non-commercial purposes.
Belgium and France have recently amended their copyright laws to allow data mining for non-commercia... Read more >>

States must have an IP driven approach to develop an innovative ecosystem: Experts
States must have an IP driven approach to develop an innovative ecosystem: Experts 10-27 10:36 ... Read more >>

President NIPO on Innovation
TC James, President, National Intellectual Property Organisation said “The need is to create a conge... Read more >>

General Course on Intellectual Property (DL101) | Free eLearning Course by WIPO Academy - Distance Learning Program
General Course on Intellectual Property (DL-101) Free eLearning Course by WIPO Academy - Distance... Read more >>

UNDP Guidelines on examination of pharmaceutical patent applications
UNDP has released a new set of guidelines on examination of patent applications in the field of phar... Read more >>

New PCT Regulations
New PCT regulations effective from 1 July 2016 may be accessed at http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/w... Read more >>

President NIPO on National IPR Policy
Prof. T C James, President, NIPO participated in a panel discussion on Lok Sabha TV on 24 May 2016 d... Read more >>

Cabinet approves new IP Policy
Cabinet approves new IP Policy. PIB elease can be accessed at http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelea... Read more >>

President, NIPO, Guest Speaker at John Deere Corporation, Pune
Prof. T C James, President, NIPO will be the Guest Speaker at John Deere on World IPP Day on 26th Ap... Read more >>

President NIPO at Symbiosis University, Pune
Prof. T C James, President, NIPO will be delivering a talk on "the Role of IPR in Industry-Universit... Read more >>

WIPO Report on Patents and Essential Medicines
WIPO has published a report on the link between patents and WHO 2013 list of essential medicines. Th... Read more >>

New EU Trade Mark regulations and in transit goods
According to Article 9(4) of the new EU TM Regulation, 2015/2424 EU effective from 23 March 2016, t... Read more >>

Mediation in cases pending before Registrar of Trade Marks, at the Trade Marks Registry Delhi
In view of the pendency of Opposition/Rectification matters at Trade Mark Registry, Delhi, the offic... Read more >>

Copyright and Semiconductor Act transferred to DIPP
Govt of India has amended the Allocation of Business Rules, 1961 to transfer Copyright Act and Semic... Read more >>

Competition Commission jurisdiction in IPR cases
Delhi HC has upheld Competition Commission of India jurisdiction in an investigation involving paten... Read more >>

About VPATAPP_A mobile app about patents' world
Pasted below is a mail received from IPR Pharm, as it is: Dear Sir/ Ma'am, Greetings. Your team ... Read more >>

WIPO IGC 30 on Traditional Knowledge
The Thirtieth Session of the IGC will take place from May 30 to June 3, 2016 and will address the... Read more >>

Enforcing IPRs through Investor-State Dispute Settlement: A Paradigm Shift i Global IP Practice
Mr Pratyush Upretti's article, "Enforcing IPRs Through Investor-State Dispute Settlement: A Paradigm... Read more >>

US Copyright Office announces roundtable discussions for Section 512 study
The US Copyright Office has announced two two-day public round table to gather additional input for ... Read more >>

DIPP Invites Comments on Paper on Standard Essential Patents on FRAND Terms
DIPP has invited comments on a Discussion Paper on Standard Essential Patents on FRAND Terms. The pa... Read more >>

Patent Office invites comments on a paper on 'Standard Essential Patents and their availability on FRAND terms.
The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) has published a paper on "Standard Essential ... Read more >>

Tax on income on patents - New proposal
Finance Minister in the Budget 2016-17 has proposed a special patent regime with 10% rate of tax o... Read more >>

President NIPO in NLSIU, Bangalore
Prof. T C James, President, NIPO will be taking three sessions on copyright law in the 'NLSIU Bangal... Read more >>

President NIPO proposes creation of a separate department for IPRs
Prof. T C James, President, NIPO has proposed creation of a separate department for IPRs. He also su... Read more >>

Software patent guidelines put on hold
In India, software has a copyright protection. Computer software should not get patent protection as... Read more >>

Draft Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules, 2015 published
The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks has published the Draft Tra... Read more >>

New Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
Sh. O.P. Gupta took over as Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks in the O/o. the C... Read more >>

International conference on The Evolving Regime in Intellectual Property Protection : Call for papers
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Third World Netw... Read more >>

President, NIPO to Kathmandu
Prof T C James, President, NIPO will be addressing the Regional Meeting on Conservation, Use and Exc... Read more >>

Admission in P G Diploma Courses
Admission is open in the P G Diploma Courses conducted by the Indian Academy of International Law an... Read more >>

President, NIPO at CUSAT
T C James, President, NIPO will be taking sessions for law teachers on IPRs on 24th June at CUSAT, K... Read more >>

President NIPO to deliver keynote address at CII Kochi seminar
President, NIPO, T C James will deliver the keynote address at the Seminar on Intellectual Property ... Read more >>

6th Annual WIPO-KIPO-KAIST-KIPA Advanced International Certificate Course on IP Asset Management for Business Success
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO),... Read more >>

President NIPO addressing CSS Officers
T C James, President, NIPO will be giving a training session to CSS Officers at the Institute of Sec... Read more >>

IPA website Launched
The Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) has launched its Website: www.ipa-india.org The web... Read more >>

Indo-European Conference on Fostering Cooperation
T C James, President, NIPO will be addressing the Indo-European Conference on Fostering Cooperation ... Read more >>

World IP Day
April 26 is celebrated as World IP Day The theme for this year’s World IP Day is Get Up, Stand Up. F... Read more >>

Blockbuster Diagnostics? Reflections on the Political Economy of Diagnostic Innovation
r. Stuart Hogarth (Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London) deliv... Read more >>

On Section 3(d)
On the tenth anniversary of the amended section 3(d) of the Patents Act, 1970, two interesting artic... Read more >>

Banking and IPRs
A new Article from WIPO Newsletter Banking on Intellectual Property can be downloaded from http://... Read more >>

New Study from WIPO
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has come out with new study on Copyright and the... Read more >>

Investment treaties are a knotty affair
An article in the The Hindu Business Line by Ritesh Kumar Singh Link: http://www.thehindubusinessli... Read more >>

Innovate in India: Global Perspectives on the Continuing Evolution of India's IP Policy Report of the National Bureau of Asian Research
Report of the National Bureau of Asian Research about innovation ecosystem and the IPR protection in... Read more >>

TRAI Opens Discussion on Licensing of Internet Services and Network Neutrality in India
Please see the discussion paper at http://www.trai.gov.in/WriteReaddata/ConsultationPaper/Document/... Read more >>

Comunity Standards in Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/communitystandards... Read more >>

Facebook clarifies how it polices social network for lurid content
Pl read the article at http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-facebook-content-standard... Read more >>

Oportunities for socially committed work by lawyers
IDIA is looking to appoint 2-3 Directors, who will be in charge of specific operations within IDIA. ... Read more >>

IP Scholars Letter to US Congress
The following letter by IP Scholars to US Congress highlights certain issues relating to patent trol... Read more >>

Key Provisions regarding IPAB struck down
The Madras HC has struck down important provisions regarding appointment of Chairman and Vice Chair... Read more >>

US appoints former Google Executive to head USPTO
Former Google Inc executive Michelle Lee appointed to head the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a p... Read more >>

NmaMadras High Court Order on Trade Mark Agent Examination
The Court directed the respondents to conduct the TM agent exam in the first half of 2015-16, to loo... Read more >>

European Patents in Morocco from March 2015
Anyone filing a European patent application will be able to request validation for Morocco now. Euro... Read more >>

German comapany’s patent for asthma drug revoked
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/German-comapanys-patent-for-asthma-drug-r... Read more >>

CGPDTM invites applications for National Intellectual Property Award 2015 for “Best facilitation of Registration of GI and Promotion of registered GI in the country”
The brochure is available at http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/IP_Awards_Brochure_02March2015.pdf The ... Read more >>

Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks publishes DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR SEARCH AND EXAMINATION OF PATENT APPLICATIONS inviting comments/ suggestion
http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/publicNotice_04March2015.pdf... Read more >>

The CGPDTM publishes the list of candidates selected for recruitment on contract basis as Examiners of Trademarks
http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/contract_Examiner_Trademarks_05March2015.pdf... Read more >>

Office of CGPDTM expands the paperless environment by introducing electronic filing system for the new applications for registration of Designs |
http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/publicNotice_DesigneFiling_09March2015.pdf... Read more >>

Faculty recruitment in IPR and CUSAT
Pl see notification at http://www.cusat.ac.in/careers/CAREERS_cirm_191.pdf... Read more >>

WIPO Advanced Distance Learning Course on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions
A WIPO Advanced Distance Learning Course on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge and Traditi... Read more >>

WIPO Summer Schools
WIPO, in cooperation with the partners, will hold summer schools in 2015 in Santiago, New Delhi, Sha... Read more >>

The SMEs and Entrepreneurship Support Division, Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC) is looking for qualified experts in the area of National Intellectual Property Strategy Development
A detailed description of the assignment can be found on WIPO’s e-recruit webpage.... Read more >>

New Patent Study: Animal Genetic Resources Increasingly Used in Medical Sector
Patenting activity in the field of animal genetic resources is increasingly focused on medical and p... Read more >>

World’s Five Largest Intellectual Property Offices Release Annual IP5 Statistics Report
According to a press release by USPTO, A coalition of the world’s five largest patent offices – the... Read more >>

Global Intellectual Property Filings Up in 2013; China Drives Patent Application Growth
Global patent filings extended a run of strong annual increases in 2013, underpinned by double-digit... Read more >>

Republic Day Address by T C James, President, NIPO
Innovation Led India Today we are celebrating the 65th Republic Day, having completed 65 years as... Read more >>

RIS Colloquium on India's Growing Dependence on Imports in the Area of Bulk Drugs on 23 December 2014
India’s growing dependence on imports in the area of bulk drugs is becoming an issue that will have ... Read more >>

Conference for patent search professionals, March 5-6, 2015, Munich, Germany
Search Matters 2015, Conference for patent search professionals, March 5-6, 2015, Munich, Germany ... Read more >>

Vacancy of Legal Officer at the Trditional Officer Division of WIPO
vacancy number: WIPO/14/P3/TA0112) A new vacancy announcement for a post of Legal Officer at... Read more >>

Prof N S Gopalakrishnan reinstated to CUSAT IPR Chair
Pro NS Gopalakrishnan reinstated to IPR Chairs in CUSAT http://barandbench.com/content/212/prof-n... Read more >>

New book on Film Piracy in India
Dr Arul George Scaria of National Law University, Delhi has come out with an in-depth study on Pirac... Read more >>

NLU Delhi Colloquium on Selected IP Issues III
On 21st November, 2014 (Friday) @ 4:00 pm, Room # 506 , NLU Delhi will host Prof. Bhaven Sampat, & ... Read more >>

New IPR Policy
Following are the comments sent by President, NIPO to DIPP on the proposed IPR Policy: Intell... Read more >>

New Book on IP Analytics
Solving Patent Portfolio Management's 'Dark Data' Problem To learn how IP analytics can help you to... Read more >>

Addressing Customs Officers
President, NIPO will be addressing customs officers at a seminar in New Delhi on 29 October, 2014... Read more >>

£750,000 competition announced to help students with clever ideas
UK Department for Business Innovations & Skills)launched yesterday, the StudentshIP Enterprise Award... Read more >>

CGPDTM launches a technical magazine
Shri. AMITABH KANT, Secretary, DIPP unveiled “IP Expressions” – a Technical Magazine of Controllers ... Read more >>

CGPTDM launches tools to obtain real-time information on patent applications
You can now obtain real-time information about patent applications in the Indian Patent Office. This... Read more >>

Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications in the Field of Pharmaceuticals.
The Indian Patent Office has issued Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications ... Read more >>

DBT/DST Open Access Policy Policy on open and unrestricted access to DBT/DST funded research
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have come o... Read more >>

Vacancy PhD Research Fellow Intellectual Property Law at the University of Antwerp (Belgium)
The following mail was received as forwarded from Prof. Shamnad Basheer:Pl make use of this opportun... Read more >>

Round Table on Governance of Regenerative Medicine and Patients' Needs in India
A Round Table on Governance of Regenerative Medicine and Patients' Needs in India is being organised... Read more >>

At Gujarat University
President, NIPO, T C James, will be taking three sessions on IPRs at the Gujarat University, Ahmedab... Read more >>

South Centre Internship in IP
South Centre, Geneva is offering 6 month Internship Programme in Intellectual Property. For details... Read more >>

President, NIPO speaks on US Special 301 Report and India's compulsory Licence
To read the full story in Pharma Financial Express pl click the link below: http://pharma.financi... Read more >>

Workshop on "Harnessing Intellectual Property & Its Management for Growth and Prosperity" on 17th May, 2014 at Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, Haridwar
T C James,President,NIPO will be addressing a Workshop on "Harnessing Intellectual Property & Its Ma... Read more >>

Call for Papers.
International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies has invited papers. For more informatio... Read more >>

Programme on Partnership Brokering.
Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) has announced and invited nominations for an international tra... Read more >>

President, NIPO addressing ABV-IIITM, Gwalior
President, NIPO T C James will be addressing ABV-IITM, Gwalior engineering faculty on "Intellectua... Read more >>

President, NIPO on AICTE Committee
T.C.James, President, NIPO has been nominated as a Member on the Committee constituted by AICTE to ... Read more >>

T C James,President, NIPO will be addressing a workshop on harnessing intellectual property and its management at Dr Hari Singh Gaur Sagar University on 4 January, 2014.
... Read more >>

President, NIPO on tour
T C James,President, NIPO will be on tour for two weeks from 1 December to Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai an... Read more >>

President, NIPO on tour
T C James,President,NIPO will be on tour to Dehra Dun, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram from 30 October... Read more >>

Legal Point on Lok SabhaTV
Mr T C James,President,NIPO participated in a panel discussion on Intellectual Property Rights on th... Read more >>

President, NIPO addresses IP Conclave
Today,the 24th October,2013, T.C. James, President, NIPO addressed a CCH IP Conclave,2013 at the Ho... Read more >>

MSME-IP Workshop at Karnal
President, NIPO addressed a Ministry of MSME IP Workshop for print and package industries at Karnal... Read more >>

Patent Reform Report in Brazil
Parliamentary Committee of Brazil has published its report on patent reform on 9th October, 2013. Th... Read more >>

National Law Day
Indian National Bar Association is organizing 2-day International conference, titled “National Law D... Read more >>

CGPDTM announces the result of the Patent Agent Examination - 2013
The office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks has announced the results o... Read more >>

CGPDTM announces the result of the Patent Agent Examination - 2013
The office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks has announced the results o... Read more >>

NIIPM IPR Training Programmes
CLICK TABLE TO ENLARGE Contact Persons: 1. Smt Chhaya Satpute: 0712-2540913, 920,922/... Read more >>

Mr. TC James takes over as President NIPO
Mr. TC James, renowned expert on IP issues, has been nominated as the new President of NIPO. Dr. RK ... Read more >>

Independence Day Greetings
NIPO wishes INDIA 'DEVELOPMENT AND PROSPERITY THROUGH IP' on the occasion of the 67th Independence D... Read more >>

MOU between NIPO and INBA
NIPO and Indian National Bar Association (INBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) betw... Read more >>

Kolkata Patent office Clarifies Its Decision on Divisional Applications of Herceptin
The news item does not fully reflect and appreciate the situation under which the Patent Office has ... Read more >>

Raj Anand Moot Court 2013
Raj Anand Moot Court Competition will take place at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on August 31... Read more >>

Workshop on Role of IPR for exponential growth of the Business of SME, Mysore
Director,NIPO, Mr T C James will be addressing the CII Workshop on Role of IPR for exponential growt... Read more >>

Mr. TC James Director NIPO to address CSIR Scientists
Shri T C James, Director,NIPO will be addressing the newly recruited scientists of CSIR at HRDC,Ghaz... Read more >>

CII Workshop on Geographical Indications in Bengaluru
Confederation of Indian Industries is organising a one day workshop and exposition on Geographical I... Read more >>

The Inter University Centre for IPR Studies, Cochin Universsity of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has announced the fourth edition of its annual national workshop for law students, 'Rethinking Intellectual Property'.
The Inter University Centre for IPR Studies in association with MHRD Chair on IPR at Cochin Universi... Read more >>

One Day IP Seminar for Pharma Companies
Indian Pharmaceutical Association, in association with Indian Drug Manufacturers Association, is or... Read more >>

Draft Guidelines for examining computer related patent applications
The Indian Patent Office has published draft Guidelines for Examination of computer related patent a... Read more >>

2nd International Conference on Management of Intellectual Property and Strategy [MIPS 2014]-Call for Papers
IIT Bombay announces the call for papers for the 2nd International Conference on Management of Inte... Read more >>

According to the study carried out by T.C. James
Concerns raised by US multinational corporations (MNCs) over the Indian Patents Act discouragi... Read more >>