Newer Forms of Intellectual Property Protection

CONTENTS

Preface
THE REPORT
I
Introduction
II
Inaugural Session
TECHNICAL PAPERS

I

Backgrounders

* Intellectual Property Protection – Getting Ready for the Future.

Dr. K. V. Swaminathan

* The Main Features of the Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 1994

Mr. Shanti Kumar

II.

Drugs and Pharmaceuticals

* Intellectual Property Rights and the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

Dr. M.D. Nair

 

* A New Patent Regime in India – Implications on Pharmaceuticals Industry

Dr. M.D. Nair

 

* Newer Forms of Intellectual Property – Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Noel J de Souza

III.

Microorganisms

 

* Intellectual Property Right Protection for Microorganisms

Dr. S. Anand Kumar

 

* Patent Protection in the Area of Biotechnology, Particularly Involving Microorganisms

Mr. N.R. Subbaram

IV.

Plant Varieties

 

* A Plant Variety Protection System for India

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan

 

* Intellectual Property Rights under the GATT Agreement and Its Impact on Indian Agriculture

Dr. P.V. Shenoi

 

* Need for Protection of Plant Varieties

Smt. Veena Upadhyaya

V

Software & Integrated Circuits

 

* Protection of software under Indian Copyright Act, 1957

Mr. A.C.C. Unni

 

* Intellectual Property Protection in Electronics

Mr. N. Vittal

VI

Questions & Comments

 

ANNEXURE

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Including Trade in Counterfeit Goods