IPR - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   Which of the following are measures taken to help strengthen IPR ecosystem in India?

1) Made IPR registration free
2) Give IPR Enforcement Toolkit to Police
3) IPR Awareness Campaign for Children

a. 2, 3
b. 1, 2
c. 1, 3
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 2, 3

IPR Enforcement Toolkit for Police has been jointly prepared by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

This will help police across the country in dealing with IP crimes, specifically Trade Marks counterfeiting and Copyrights piracy.

In addition to details of offences under various laws, it provides for checklists for registering a complaint and conducting search and seizures.

The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) is under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

CIPAM is collaborating with the International Trademark Association (INTA) to launch an IPR Awareness campaign for schoolchildren.