Importance of Traditional Knowledge Digital Library in the global IPR Industry

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (hereinafter referred to as WIPO) defines “traditional knowledge” as ‘a living body of knowledge passed on from generation to generation within a community. It often forms part of a people’s cultural and spiritual identity.’ For Indians, things such as yoga or healing properties of turmeric or tulsi etcetera will be

THE ROLE OF SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS IN A PATENT DISPUTE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

INTRODUCTION: Patent infringement disputes are often complex involving technical terms and observations. It’s an area where judges, attorneys, and common people face difficulty while understanding facts, issues and principles to be used during the patent litigation cases. The judges often lack the scientific background and are ill-equipped to understand the technical issues that arise in

PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN INDIA: IP CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES *Ritu Chaudhary, IIIrd Year, Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida, U.P

EVOLUTION OF PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: The Indian pharmaceutical industry has tremendously evolved over the decades from being dependent upon other multinational companies for imports of medicine and medical tools to becoming an influential contributor to the global market. In 1969, the Indian pharmaceutical industry had a 5% share of the market and the global pharmaceutical companies

TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE BEING EXPLOITED AT THE HANDS OF BIO-PIRACY: CREATING A NEED TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT IT *Kavya B, IVth Year, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat

Introduction: The exact definition of Traditional Knowledge has not yet been laid down because of which there is no universally accepted definition of traditional knowledge. But this term is often referred to with various names such as ‘local knowledge’, ‘traditional ecological knowledge’ and ‘folk knowledge’. Generally, traditional knowledge is nothing but the culture and practices

TELEGRAM STORY: COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT VIA UNIDENTIFIED PIRACY *Chitranshi Verma, IIIrd Year, Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida, U.P

Introduction In today’s technology-driven world, every country is individually working over the copyright rules to fit in for the digital age. Countries are looking over legislations that guarantee fair reward to the creators, secure the right for users and ensure responsibility towards public platforms Telegram is used by the majority of people around the globe

Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day is commemorated each year on April 26. The event was entrenched by ,the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in the year 2000 in order to “raise cognizance as to how  copyrights, trademarks patents and designs govern daily life” and, also  “to acknowledge, solemnize and celebrate creativity, and the bequests made by