Introduction: Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
Intellectual property is the intangible(untouchable) property.
IP(Intellectual Property): The work or creation of the mind
Form of IP: An idea, Invention, Process, Literacy, Artistic works, Symbols, Names, Images, Designs, etc.
IPR: It can be defined as the rights given to people over the creations of their minds.
The intellectual property (IP) system is designed to protect the creator’s intellectual achievements, both at the national level and international level.
IP system is the system of creative peoples.
History: Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
Time period Events Description
1883 Paris Convention- The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.
1886 Berne Convention- The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
1891 Madrid Agreement – The Madrid System for the international registration of marks.
1893 BIRPI established- The Paris and Berne Conventions combine to form BIRPI
1970 WIPO established – BIRPI becomes WIPO
1974 WIPO joins the UN-, Becoming a specialized agency of the UN.
1978 PCT System launched- WIPO’s largest international IP filing system today.
1994 AMC established- To help solve international commercial disputes between private parties
1998 WIPO Academy – For intellectual property (IP) education and training for WIPO member states.
2007 WIPO Development Agenda adopted –It ensures that development considerations form an integral part of WIPO’s work.
Two Categories of Intellectual Property (IP)
Geographic Indications of Source
Literacy works Novels, Poems, Stories, quotes, etc.
Artistic works: Drawings, Paintings, Photographs, Sculptures, and Architectural Designs.
Musical works: Films, Songs