India boosts IP rights enforcement
K.C. Krishnadas, EE Times(07/21/2006 10:58 AM EDT) BANGALORE, India
The Ministry of Information Technology has amended its IP rights program to curtail patent infringement and adhere to international trade rules on intellectual property.
The move focuses on beefing up enforcement of the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights provisions of the World Trade Organization.
While there have been no major complaints about India's IP protection framework, it is nevertheless amending its IP rights promotion program to avoid infringement resulting from widespread use of imported technologies here. Another goal is to promote awareness about patents within the researh community.
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