Patent – bane or boon?

This article is contributed by Shri. R.S. Praveen Raj, Senior Scientist, CSIR – NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram (India). He worked as Examiner of Patents & Designs (prior to joining CSIR) in Indian Patent office – Chennai branch, which is under Office of the Controller General of Patents, … Continue reading

Introduction to intellectual property

Introduction Intellectual property (IP) refers to the creation of human intellect for which certain rights are granted by the State.These properties may be either creative or intellectual. They are commonly used in connection with commercial transactions.Inventions; literary and artistic works; … Continue reading