Friday, May 6, 2011

Intellectual Property Rights in India

Intellectual Property Rights in India (IPRs in India) have assuming great importance due to growing awareness among the masses as well as due to increased innovation activities in India. Whether it is Copyright Law of India, Trademarks Law of India, Patents Law of India or any other similar IP Law, India has been playing a major role in the growth of IPR World wide.

However, areas like Domain Name Protection, Techno Legal IPR Services, IPR LPO and KPO, etc are still struggling to become noticeable. Even Dispute Resolution Mechanism like Online Dispute Resolution in India (ODR in India) has yet to pick up a pace.

However, India is also leading on some fronts. For example, the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) of India has invoked the interest of international community, especially World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). WIPO is looking forward to collaborate with the Government of India in this regard.

With the adoption of Information and Communication technology (ICT) certain unforeseeable challenges would also be faced by India. For instance, Digital Preservation Issues in India would also involve IPRs. Similarly, IPRs issues in Digital Era are also complicated and required a different set of Legal and Regulatory Framework.

Today’s IPR environment has become Techno Legal in nature. IP Professionals of India must be well versed with both Technical and Legal Aspects of IPRs. At Perry4Law and Perry4Law Techno Legal Base (PTLB) we specialise in Techno Legal IPR Services. Keep a close watch at this Blog for Techno Legal IPR Developments in India.