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India will protect intellectual property: PM Modi

India will protect intellectual property: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured the global innovative industry that India not just values intellectual property but will also protect it, especially in this era of technology advancement.

US keeps China, India on intellectual rights watch list

The United States on Thursday kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy.

Investment treaty, intellectual property on India-US agenda

Intellectual property rights and a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) would be key issues on the agenda in the ongoing India-US dialogue on the economic front, according to a State Department official.

UK ''Google tax'' will target inter-company payments

A new British tax on companies that shift profits out of the country and into tax havens will target inter-company fees for services like use of intellectual property, according to a Treasury document seen by Reuters.

Facebook says it won't commercialise personal content

Facebook recently changed its privacy policy and many photographers, both amateur and professional, held fears that the social network could start commercialising their images.

Germany, Spain trademark India's Khadi; govt to take up issue with European authorities

India in April last year joined the Madrid Protocol which will enable domestic companies and entrepreneurs to obtain cost effective global trademark registration.

Modi-Obama meet: US healthcare experts express concern over IP Working Group

Independent American healthcare experts have expressed concern over the decision of India and the United States to establish a high-level working group on intellectual property to address each other's issues.

India, US to set up high-level working group on IPR

India and the US have decided to set up a high-level working group on intellectual property to sort out the contentious issues which have been hampering investments.

Govt approves Rs 309.6 cr scheme to modernise IP offices

The government on Wednesday approved the continuation of a Rs 309.6 crore-scheme to modernise and strength Intellectual Property (IP) offices during the 12th Plan period.

India invites US to discuss IP, market access issues

The United States kept India, which is holding a general election, on its Priority Watch List along with China and eight other countries.

US resists pressure to give India worst offender rating in IP review

US kept India, which is in the midst of elections, on its Priority Watch List along with China and eight other countries.

India rejects US charges on IPR

Sharma said India's IPR laws are in compliance with the WTO norms.

Indian policy on clinical research restrictive: US pharma cos

American pharma companies and their advocacy groups on Friday rued at the alleged restrictive India policies on clinical research, saying such policies are harming the companies.

India ranked at the bottom of Intellectual Property Index

For the second consecutive year, India has been ranked at the bottom of 25 countries in terms of protection and enforcement of intellectual property practices, a US Chamber of Commerce report said Wednesday.

Apple spent over $60 million on US lawyers against Samsung

Apple Inc has paid its leading outside law firm approximately USD 60 million to wage patent litigation against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a California federal court, according to Apple legal documents filed late on Thursday.

Develop an ecosystem that protects IP: US industry to FM

Seeking an ecosystem in India that rewards and protects intellectual property, the US industry has urged Finance Minister P Chidambaram to lift the FDI caps in important sectors like insurance and defence.

42,000 patent applications filed last year: Sharma

The government Saturday said 42,000 patent applications were filed in 2011, indicating the rising trend of such filings.