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Importance of Traditional Knowledge Digital Library in the global IPR Industry

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About the Organization: IP Assisto is a centre committed to disseminate awareness and carry out research in order to contribute towards robust Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) regime in India. The Centre encourages creativity and innovation among people which would eventually lead to generation of Intellectual Property (IP). The vision of the centre will be accomplished