Country Reports – 22 March 2006
|Country: INDIA||Period of Report: March 2006|
Intellectual Property Appellate Board:
Intellectual Property Law School
India has set up its first dedicated school for teaching IP Law called the Rajiv Gandhi School of IP Law at IIT-Kharagpur. IIT earlier this year in January had signed technical collaboration with George Washington University for exchange of Faculty and Curriculum Research Management.
US-INDO Joint Declaration
During the recent visit of President George.W.Bush early this March, an US-INDO Joint Declaration was made which also emphasized on innovation and its knowledge economy, “wherein it was agreed that the United States and India would work together to promote innovation, creativity and technological advancement by providing a vibrant intellectual property rights regime, and to cooperate in the field of intellectual property rights to include capacity building activities, human resource development and public awareness programs”.