Tag: DIPP

All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

Startups play a major role in any economy, they may be small in size but they do create a number of Jobs, more jobs means an improved economy. They also contribute to innovation and competition. Startups act as catalyst, once a startup is established, the process of industrialization and generate demands for various other units … Continue reading All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

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All About Section 31 D of Copyright Act, 1957

The 2012 amendment in Copyright Act has introduced various provisions, one of them being section 31 D. This section is concerned with the broadcasting or performance of a literary or musical and sound recording, which has already been published. Clause 1 of Section 31D states: “Any broadcasting organization desirous of communicating to the public by … Continue reading All About Section 31 D of Copyright Act, 1957

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Obtaining a Certificate of Recognition from DIPP for IPR benefits

“A start-up would now require only a certificate of recognition from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and would not be required to be examined by the inter-ministerial board, as was being done earlier. This is one rapid change that we have brought in,” said  Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Commerce and Industry in … Continue reading Obtaining a Certificate of Recognition from DIPP for IPR benefits

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Advocates as Patent Agents

In a landmark (and in a way divisive) judgment, Justice S. Tamilvanan of the Madras High Court, on 15th March 2013, allowed the writ petition filed by Mr. S.P. Chockalingam (W.P.No.8472 of 2006) and declared the amendments introduced to Section 126 of the Patents Act 1970, by Section 67 (a) of the Patents (Amendment) Act, … Continue reading Advocates as Patent Agents

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