Intellectual Property

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    Patent

    Patent: An overview

    1.0 Introduction: A patent is defined as a grant by the sovereign or state to an inventor or to the assignee giving exclusive rights to make use, exercise an invention for a limited period in exchange for disclosing it in a patent specification. Patents reveal solutions to technical problems and they represent an inexhaustible source of information. More than 80% of all technical knowledge is…

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    Intellectual Property Right

    Intellectual Property Right

    1.0 Introduction: Intellectually or artistically gifted people have the right to prevent the unauthorized use or sale of their creations, just the same as owners of physical property, such as cars, buildings, and stores. Intellectual property refers to the intangible items that are produced or created as products, processes, expressions, marks, or nonpublic information. For example, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets are some of…

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  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

    1.1 Introduction: Introduction Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are awarded by the society to individuals or organizations principally over creative works used in commerce and are governed by the public policy objectives including developmental and technological objectives. In the next few decades, intellectual property would play a key role in the development process. The Government of India has taken various steps to bring about changes in…

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  • Copyright: Brief Information

    Copyright : Copyright means the exclusive right to do or authorize others to do certain acts in relation to literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, cinematographic film and sound recordings. The nature of the acts varies according to the subject matter. Essentially, copyright is the right to copy or reproduce the work in which copyright subsists (Paul, 2011). The objective of the Copyright Act is to encourage…

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  • Intellectual Property Right and Copyright Law

    Introduction Access to information is the key to socio-economic development in all countries around the world. Without access to information for personal, social, political, business, educational, individuals would not enhance research and knowledge. A library is a collection of resources made available to a defined community. Modern libraries are increasingly being redefined as places to get unrestricted access to information from many sources and various…

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