Tag Archives: Intellectual property rights

Intellectual Property Rights commonly asked questions

What is Intellectual property ? Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind: inventions; literary and artistic works; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Intellectual property is divided into two categories: Industrial Property includes patents for inventions, trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications. Copyright covers literary works (such as novels, poems and plays), films,… Read More »

Intellectual property rights come within the definition of ‘plant’ : Supreme Court

would intellectual property rights such as trademarks, copyrights and know-how come within the definition of ‘plant’ in the ‘sense which people conversant with the subject matter with which the statute is dealing, would attribute to it’? The Supreme Court opines, this must be answered in the affirmative for the reason that there can be no… Read More »