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INDIA, DENMARK SIGN MOU ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COOPERATION

INDIA, DENMARK SIGN MOU ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COOPERATION

Context

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade(DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Intellectual Property Cooperation with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Kingdom of Denmark.

Details

MoU aims at increasing IP co-operation between the two countries by way of:

  • To exchange best practices, experiences and knowledge on IP awareness among public, authorities, businesses and research and educational institutions of both countries.
  • To collaborate in training programmes, exchange of experts, technical exchanges and outreach activities.
  • To exchange information and best practices on processes for disposal of applications for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and Geographical Indications, as also the protection, enforcement and use of IP rights.
  • To cooperate in the development of automation and implementation of modernization projects, new documentation and information systems in IP and procedures for management of IP.
  • To understand how Traditional Knowledge is protected, which includes the use of traditional knowledge related databases and awareness raising of existing IP systems.

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