In Today's Indian scenario, the Department of Industrial policy and promotion has implemented various programs to create more awareness on IPR from the grass root level of schools, colleges and Institutions to sow seeds of creation, protection and its exploitation in the young minds.
Budding entrepreneurs are encouraged by programs such as start-up India by waiving the statutory fees and expediting the registration process.
Patent is a statutory right for an invention granted for a limited period of time to the patentee by the Government, in exchange of full disclosure of his invention for excluding others, from making, using, selling, importing the patented product or process for producing that product for those purposes without his consent.
Trade Mark means any sign which may be a word, signature, name, device , label, numerals or combination of colours used by one undertaking on goods or services or other articles of commerce to distinguish it from other similar goods or services originating from a different undertaking.
Design refers to shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or colour or combination thereof applied to any article whether two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined.
Copyright Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. Copyright protection is available for original works of authorship, whether published or unpublished.