Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Indian Patent Office Launches National IPR Campaign in association with FICCI

It is well realized now that with increased relevance of Intellectual Property (IP) in this era of globalization, it is inevitable to recognize the role which IP systems play in the growth of Indian Industries. However, there is still a need to create larger public awareness about the pivotal role of IPR in globalized knowledge economy.

To meet this objective, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced National IPR Campaign” on World IP Day, the April 26th, 2008. To transform this vision into reality, Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM) and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), other institutions and industry associations are jointly conducting seminars, workshops and specialized training programmes in industrially important cities across India.

The seminars in association with FICCI will be held in eight cities all over India namely Jaipur, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Delhi, Ranchi, Surat, Bhopal and Agra during December, January, February and March. The programs are highly specialized and specially oriented for the IP users, industries, innovators, and entrepreneurs and alike

At the end of the conference a quiz contest shall be held to map the success rate of the programme. The winners shall be awarded cash prize on the spot.

At the end of each seminar, the Certificate shall be issued directly by Controller General, Indian Patent Office to all the participants.

For respective dates, places, and further information Click here.

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