Country Reports – 20 October 2005
|Country: INDIA||Period of Report: October 2005|
|Country: PAKISTAN||Period of Report: October 2005|
In pursuance of Section 17 of the Pakistan Intellectual Property Rights Organization Ordinance 2005, the federal government has created the Pakistan Intellectual Property Rights Organization Fund with effect from 8th April 2005. Further to which the Government has set up an Intellectual Property Rights Organisation (PIPRP) under the Intellectual Property Rights Ordinance 2005. PIPRP is a regulatory body under the Cabinet Division and will enforce international standards for intellectual property rights in Pakistan. PIPRP is expected to play a pivotal role in the areas of pharmaceuticals, education, copyright, publishing software, entertainment industry and industrial research and technology.
|Country: NEPAL||Period of Report: October 2005|
His Majesty King Gyanendra has promulgated four different ordinances in accordance with the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal, 1990. One of the Ordinances relates to the Amendment of some Nepal Acts Concerning Import and Export and Intellectual Property.