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Intellectual Property Rights



       India provides protection to Intellectual Property Rights in accordance with its obligations under the TRIPS Agreement of the           WTO. The importance of intellectual property in India is well established at all levels-statutory, administrative and judicial. India         has well-established administrative mechanism for enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. Police officers are empowered to       take action against the infringement of IPRs in case of pirated and counterfeit products

     Cases of infringement of IPRSs are tried in the judicial courts. Indian Intellectual Poverty Rights Law also provide for appeals in        the judicial courts of the administrative decisions relating to Intellectual Property Rights.

     Details of patents Act, Copyright Act, Trademark Acts, Geographical Indications, and Industrial Designs can be obtained from          the following links.

Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks

Intellectual Property Office

A Hand Book of Copyright Law

Trade Marks Act, 1999

Geographical Indications of Goods

Intellectual Property Lab, Industrial Design