Intellectual property

Number of patent filings rises to 66,440 in FY22

India granted 30,074 patents in 2021-22 as compared to 5,978 in 2014-15.

published on : 12th April 2022

Odisha earmarks funds to promote Intellectual Property creators

The State government has made budgetary provision to promote innovators and startups for acquiring Intellectual Property (IP) rights. 

published on : 15th December 2021

Nursing unions blame EU, 4 countries for Covid deaths

More than 45 per cent of the world’s population still has not received even one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

published on : 30th November 2021

The intersection of IPR and Competition Law 

Intellectual property rights law and competition law have been treated as conflicting in nature as their goals seem to be at loggerheads. But...

published on : 16th September 2021

Decision on TRIPS waiver proposal absolutely crucial in these trying times: India

TRIPS is a multilateral agreement on intellectual property (IP) rights such as copyright, industrial designs, patents and protection of undisclosed information or trade secrets.

published on : 4th August 2021

India asks WTO to waive intellectual property norms to combat Covid-19

India along with South Africa wants easy access to diagnostics, monoclonal antibodies, and vaccines for local production without the need for prolonged intellectual property negotiations.

published on : 3rd October 2020

China's state media slam US trade announcement, say Beijing ready to fight

United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on USD50 billion of imports from China and would use it unless Beijing addressed the issue of theft of US IPR.

published on : 30th May 2018

After Donald Trump's intellectual property theft allegations, China tightens rules on transferring technical know-how

US President Donald Trump has announced new tariffs on Chinese imports over the 'theft' of intellectual property, fuelling fears of a looming trade war.

published on : 30th March 2018

Daniel Craig wanted to 'make history' with James Bond

British star Daniel Craig was lured back to play James Bond one more time by the promise that he would "make history" with the film as he would have held the milestone for 13 years in the role.

published on : 23rd August 2017

US President Donald Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property rules

US President Donald Trump will sign a memorandum Monday that could lead to sanctions against China over its intellectual property practices, administration officials said Saturday.

published on : 13th August 2017