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

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


Intellectual property rights refers to creations of the mind: inventions; literary and artistic works; and symbols, names, and photos etc. used in commerce. Intellectual Property Rights is similar to other property rights, it enables the Creators or Owners, of trademarks, patents or copyrighted works to have benefit from their own speculation in a creation. These